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penuria

  
      sf   (=pobreza)   poverty  
(=escasez)  
shortage, dearth
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'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
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"penuria": examples and translations in context
- No habrá verdadera penuria, director. - There will be no actual hardship, Headmaster.
Ahora cabe permitir que el cónyuge se quede para evitar una particular penuria. Now, the spouse must be enabled to remain in order to avoid particular hardship.
Continúa la contratación en diversas formas para paliar rápidamente la penuria de personal sanitario. Various forms of recruitment are used in order to rapidly make up the shortage of health workers.
Dichas ayudas se han incrementado para hacer frente a la penuria alimentaria. This aid has been increased to meet the food shortage.
El hecho de nacer en una familia pobre aumenta considerablemente el riesgo de la penuria de educación. Being born into a poor household significantly raises the risk of deprivation.
En este análisis, se evalúa la condición socioeconómica a partir de un índice de penuria por zonas basado en el censo, el NZDep96. In this analysis, socio-economic status is assessed using a Census-based area index of deprivation, the NZDep96.
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