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shortage

US [ˈʃɔrtɪdʒ]
UK [ˈʃɔː(r)tɪdʒ]
  • n.短缺;不足;缺少
  • Web缺乏;不足额;匮乏
Plural Form:shortages  
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n.
1.
不足;缺少;短缺a situation when there is not enough of the people or things that are needed
food/housing/water shortages
食物╱住房╱用水短缺
a shortage of funds
资金不足
There is no shortage of(= there are plenty of) things to do in the town.
城里不愁找不到活儿干。

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