A state or situation in which something needed cannot be obtained in sufficient amounts: a shortage of hard cash food shortages
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- There are many parts of the world where the shortage of food lasts for years, not just for one.
- Demand has been driven by shortages of property and land to develop in these areas.
- Food shortages were a problem both for natives and refugees at the end of the war.
Words that rhyme with shortageportage
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