Definition of Shortages

1. Noun. (plural of shortage) ¹



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Definition of Shortages

1. shortage [n] - See also: shortage

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shortages

short tandem repeats
short temper
short tempers
short term
short time
short title
short ton
short tons
short vinculum
short vowel
short wave
short wave diathermy
short waves
short whist
shortage
shortages (current term)
shortalls
shortarm
shortboard
shortboards
shortbread
shortbread cookie
shortbreads
shortcake
shortcakes
shortchange
shortchanged
shortchanger
shortchangers
shortchanges

Literary usage of Shortages

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1. Defense Ammunition: Significant Problems Left Unattended Will Get Worse by Sharon A. Cekala, Joan B. Hawkins, Nancy L. Ragsdale (1996)
"As of September 30, 1994, the services had shortages of items in 752 ammunition types valued at about $60 billion. According to the Deputy Chief of Staff ..."

2. Civic Education: Sociological Foundations and Courses by David Snedden (1922)
"In trying to determine the prevalent civic "shortages" of various groups these men might use as standards of comparison (a) past practices in similar groups ..."

3. China's Power Sector Reforms: Where to Next? by International Energy Agency, Caroline Varley (2006)
"China experienced chronic power shortages through to the late 1990s, ... Electricity shortages again emerged in late 2002 and intensified through to 2005 ..."

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