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scarcity

noun [U] uk   /ˈskeə.sɪ.ti/ us    /ˈsker.sə.t̬i/
C2 a situation in which something is not easy to find or get: the scarcity of skilled workers
Translations of “scarcity”
in Korean 결핍…
in Arabic نَقص…
in Portuguese escassez, carência, insuficiência…
in Catalan escassetat…
in Japanese 不足, 欠乏…
in Italian scarsità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 缺乏, 不足, 短缺…
in Russian нехватка…
in Turkish nadirlik, kıtlık, darlık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缺乏, 不足, 短缺…
in Polish niedostatek…
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