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carencia

  
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1    (=ausencia)   lack  
(=escasez)  
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
exp.
to make up for vitamin deficiencies
exp.
he suffered extreme emotional and material deprivation
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'carencia' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
n.
la carencia
n.
la carencia afectiva
n.
la carencia de recursos
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n.
la carencia de recursos
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exp.
una carencia manifiesta de algo
exp.
niños con carencias afectivas
exp.
adultos con carencias educativas
exp.
fue puesto a prueba y le encontraron carencias {or} deficiencias
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"carencia": examples and translations in context
Podían felicitarse por su carencia de prejuicios raciales. They could pat themselves on the back for their lack of racial prejudice.
Todos sufrían la carencia de luz. Everybody is suffering from the lack of light.
Se ha reducido radicalmente la carencia de vitamina A entre los niños en edad preescolar. Vitamin A deficiency among pre-school children has been drastically reduced.
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.
Se observa, en general, una carencia de datos sobre su salud. In general there is a lack of data regarding adolescent health.
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