scarcity

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈskɛərsɪti/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈskɛrsəti/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(skârsi tē)


Inflections of 'scarcity' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": scarcities
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scarcity

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the scarcity of [jobs, opportunities, funds, resources, water, food, land]
  2. [job] scarcity
  3. a [consequence, result] of [job] scarcity
  4. [increasing, alarming, growing, relative] scarcity (of)
  5. had [led to, resulted in] (job) scarcity
  6. a [time, period, decade] of scarcity
  7. in [times] of scarcity
  8. job scarcity for [the unemployed, skilled workers, graduates]
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