dearth, deficiency, deficit, failure, inadequacy, insufficiency, lack, leanness, paucity, poverty, scarcity, shortfall, want
abundance, adequate amount, excess, overabundance, plethora, profusion, sufficiency, surfeit, surplus
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shortage ( shortages plural ) If there is a shortageof something, there is not enough of it. n-var usu with supp, N of n, n N
A shortage of funds is preventing the UN from monitoring relief..., Vietnam is suffering from food shortage...
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