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Shortage

Short´age
n.1.Amount or extent of deficiency, as determined by some requirement or standard; as, a shortage in money accounts.
Noun1.shortage - the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required
Synonyms: deficit, shortfall
2.shortage - an acute insufficiency
Synonyms: dearth, famine
absence, adulteration, arrear, arrearage, arrears, beggary, break, curtailment, dearth, decline, defalcation, default, defect, defectibility, defectiveness, delinquency, deprivation, destitution, discontinuity, drought, erroneousness, failure, fallibility, falling short, famine, faultiness, gap, hiatus, immaturity, impairment, imperfection, impoverishment, impurity, inaccuracy, inadequacy, inadequateness, incompleteness, inexactitude, inexactness, inferiority, insufficiency, interval, lack, lacuna, mediocrity, missing link, need, omission, outage, patchiness, paucity, pinch, scantiness, scarcity, short measure, shortcoming, shortfall, sketchiness, slump, starvation, tightness, ullage, underage, undevelopment, unevenness, unperfectedness, unsoundness, want, wantage
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