Translation of scarce in Spanish:
- squandering their scarce reserves of oildilapidando sus exiguas or escasas reservas de petróleoto be scarce when food is scarcecuando escasean los alimentoscopies of the book were very scarcehabía muy pocos ejemplares del libroto make oneself scarceesfumarse [colloquial]
desaparecer del mapa [colloquial]Example sentences
- 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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