- shortfall (
insomething)a shortfall of 7% in revenuesun déficit de 7% en los ingresosthis year there's been a shortfall in science graduateseste año el número de licenciados en ciencias ha estado por debajo de lo esperadothis led to a shortfall in productionesto hizo que no se alcanzaran las metas de producciónExample sentences
- We have now been told by our insurer that a shortfall is likely and we were not warned at the outset.
- If your investment performs badly you could face a shortfall at the end of the mortgage term.
- The group may be forced to bridge the shortfall by selling some of its assets or securing more debt.
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