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shortage

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈʃɔːtɪdʒ/
B2 a situation in which there is not enough of something: a shortage of nurses food shortagesScarce, inadequate and not enoughLacking things
Translations of “shortage”
in Korean 부족…
in Arabic نَقْص…
in Portuguese falta, escassez…
in Catalan escassetat…
in Japanese 不足, 欠乏…
in Italian carenza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 缺乏,缺少…
in Russian нехватка…
in Turkish darlık, kıtlık, sıkıntı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缺乏,缺少…
in Polish niedobór, brak…
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