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penuria  

      sf   (=pobreza)   poverty  
(=escasez)  
shortage, dearth
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
'penuria' found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
en penuria económica
exp.
vivir en la penuria {or} miseria
exp.
vivir en la penuria
exp.
vivir pasando penurias
exp.
muchas familias sufrieron enormes penurias a consecuencia de ello
"penuria": examples and translations in context
- No habrá verdadera penuria, director. - There will be no actual hardship, Headmaster.
Semejante penuria deviene en salvajismo y violencia. Such hardship induces savagery and violence.
La penuria energética se ha convertido en un serio problema. Energy poverty has become a serious issue.
Pide a la Comisión que defina el concepto de penuria energética; Calls on the Commission to define the notion of energy poverty;
La penuria de órganos constituye un reto fundamental para Europa. Organ shortage is a major challenge facing Europe.
Dichas ayudas se han incrementado para hacer frente a la penuria alimentaria. This aid has been increased to meet the food shortage.
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