Complete Definition of "shortage"

English

Etymology
short + -age

Noun
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en-noun

  1. a lack or deficiency
  2. not enough, not sufficient

Antonyms
glut
mountain (as in butter mountain)

Translations

Dutch: krapte
Finnish: pula, puute (1, 2)
French: défaut m (1, 2), pénurie f (2)
Italian: scarsità f (1,2)

Related terms
drought
famine
ration
rationing

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