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shortfall

noun [C] uk   /ˈʃɔːt.fɔːl/ us    /ˈʃɔːrt.fɑːl/
an amount that is less than the level that was expected or needed: The drought caused serious shortfalls in the food supply.
Translations of “shortfall”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不足之數, 缺口, 差額…
in Russian дефицит…
in Turkish açık, eksik, noksan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不足之数, 缺口, 差额…
in Polish luka, niedobór…
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