shortfall

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈʃɔːrtfɔːl/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(shôrtfôl′)

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shortfall

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [cash, funding, money, profit] shortfall
  2. a shortfall in [capital, funding, revenue, income]
  3. a [pension, housing, budget, treasury, military] shortfall
  4. a [cumulative, temporary, carryover, yearly] shortfall
  5. a [major, minor, large, critical, severe, significant] shortfall
  6. an [expected, unexpected, alarming, overall] shortfall
  7. a ten- [point, percent] shortfall
  8. a shortfall of [$50,000]
  9. a shortfall of [roughly, over, more than]
  10. [make amends, compensate] for the shortfall
  11. (try to) [correct, plug, overcome] the shortfall
  12. the shortfall could [reach, exceed, surpass] [$50,000]
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