Translation of scarcity in Spanish:


escasez, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈskɛːsɪti//ˈskɛrsədi/


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    (shortage) escasez feminine
    (shortage) carestía feminine
    (infrequency) lo poco común
    before noun it has scarcity value es valioso por lo escaso
    • Such is the official apathy that drought and food scarcities have found little space for intellectual discussions and strategic planning.
    • 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.
    • In general, beech nuts have been regarded as food for humans in times of famine or scarcity.
    • It should not be relegated to a matter that was only given close attention in times of drought and water scarcity.