There are 2 translations of scarce in Spanish:

scarce1

Pronunciation: /skers; skeəs/

adj

  • escaso squandering their scarce reserves of oil dilapidando sus exiguas or escasas reservas de petróleo to be scarce escasear when food is scarce cuando escasean los alimentos copies of the book were very scarce había muy pocos ejemplares del libro to make oneself scarce esfumarse [familiar/colloquial], desaparecer* del mapa [familiar/colloquial]
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    • This was compounded by a growing competition for scarce food resources.
    • They saw their families and communities through difficult times, when money was scarce and the demands of rural life were very demanding.
    • This may be so fundamental to the business that diverting scarce resources and money into longer-term plans would be wrong.

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.

There are 2 translations of scarce in Spanish:

scarce2

adv

  • [literario/literary] apenas I could scarce believe it apenas podía creerlo
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    • In recent years, the beleaguered couple have been scarce on the social scene.
    • I went to the bucket but there was scarce any left.
    • At that moment the beast-man charged the Kshatriya; Viro scarce had time to roll.

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.