Translation of "shortage" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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shortagenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈʃɔː.tɪdʒ/ us /ˈʃɔːr.t̬ɪdʒ/

B2 a situation in which there is not enough of something

缺乏,缺少
There's a shortage of food and shelter in the refugee camps. 難民營裡缺少足夠的食物和住處。
The long hot summer has led to serious water shortages. 這個夏天漫長而炎熱,導致嚴重缺水。

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(Translation of “shortage” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)