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scarcitynoun [C/U]

us   /ˈskeər·sɪ·t̬i/
a lack of something: [C] A scarcity of flour makes bread, cake, and other baked goods more expensive.
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scarcitynoun [S or U]

uk   /ˈskeəsəti/ us  
a situation in which something is not easy to find or get: a scarcity of sth There is a scarcity of skilled workers in the building sector.
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Translations of “scarcity”
in Arabic نَقص…
in Korean 결핍…
in Portuguese escassez, carência, insuficiência…
in Catalan escassetat…
in Japanese 不足, 欠乏…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缺乏, 不足, 短缺…
in Turkish nadirlik, kıtlık, darlık…
in Russian нехватка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 缺乏, 不足, 短缺…
in Italian scarsità…
in Polish niedostatek…
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