Synonyms of shortage in English:

shortage

noun

  • 1 the islanders are accustomed to a shortage of fresh water
    scarcity, sparseness, sparsity, dearth, paucity, poverty, insufficiency, deficiency, inadequacy, famine, lack, want, deficit, shortfall, rarity
    [Antonyms] abundance
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    Pronunciation: ˈbranɪg(ə)n
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