Translation of escasez in English:

escasez

shortage, n.

feminine noun

  • 1

    shortage
    la posguerra fue una época de escasez the postwar period was a time of shortages
    • escasez de algo
    • la escasez de medios hizo que fracasara el plan the lack of resources led to the failure of the plan
    • ese verano hubo escasez de agua there was a water shortage that summer
    • la escasez de recursos naturales es el problema principal del país the country's main problem is its lack / shortage of natural resources / is the scarcity of its natural resources