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scarcity
American English: /ˈskɛrsədi/
British English: /ˈskɛːsɪti/

Translation of scarcity in Spanish:

noun plural scarcities

countable or uncountable
  • (infrequency) lo poco común
    (before noun) it has scarcity value
    es valioso por lo escaso
    Example sentences
    • This lack of scarcity makes this concert even sillier, as there is nothing special about it.
    • In a market economy it is as easy to fall as to rise, but in periods of scarcity and famine, easier to survive within such a system than outside it.
    • It should not be relegated to a matter that was only given close attention in times of drought and water scarcity.

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