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Pronunciation: /ˈʃɔːrtfɔːl; ˈʃɔːtfɔːl/

Translation of shortfall in Spanish:


  • shortfall (in sth) a shortfall of 7% in revenues un déficit de 7% en los ingresos this year there's been a shortfall in science graduates este año el número de licenciados en ciencias ha estado por debajo de lo esperado this led to a shortfall in production esto hizo que no se alcanzaran las metas de producción

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