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1    (=ausencia)   lack  
lack, shortage, scarcity frm     
una carencia absoluta de recursos económicos      a total lack of economic resources  
la carencia de agua y alimentos empieza a ser preocupante      the lack o shortage o scarcity of water is starting to become worrying  
para compensar las carencias vitamínicas      to make up for vitamin deficiencies  
sufrió graves carencias emocionales y materiales      he suffered extreme emotional and material deprivation  
2      (Econ)   (=periodo)   period free of interest payments and debt repayments   period free of interest payments and debt repayments  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
una carencia absoluta de recursos económicos exp.
a total lack of economic resources

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
to make up for vitamin deficiencies
he suffered extreme emotional and material deprivation
'carencia' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
la carencia
la carencia afectiva
la carencia de recursos
la carencia de recursos
una carencia manifiesta de algo
niños con carencias afectivas
adultos con carencias educativas
fue puesto a prueba y le encontraron carencias {or} deficiencias
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"carencia": examples and translations in context
En el último decenio se han realizado algunos estudios sobre la carencia de nutrientes y micronutrientes. Several nutrition and micronutrient deficiency studies have been conducted over past decade.
No obstante, la carencia de hierro sigue siendo muy frecuente entre las embarazadas. However iron deficiency is still widely prevalent among the pregnant women.
Hay una carencia de personal capacitado y especializado para la atención al recluso. There is a shortage of trained, specialist staff to look after prisoners.
La carencia de servicios médicos y personal cualificado contribuye a la elevada tasa de mortalidad materna. A shortage of medical facilities and qualified personnel both contributed to a high maternal mortality rate.
Es absolutamente vital que solucionemos esta carencia. It is absolutely vital that we remedy this absence.
Otro es la carencia de datos e informaciones fidedignos sobre las inversiones actuales en reducción del riesgo de desastres. Another is the absence of reliable data and information on current investments in disaster risk reduction.
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