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scarce resources

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  • scarce — [skeəs ǁ skers] adjective if something is scarce, there is not enough of it available: • Here, land is a scarce resource and house prices have risen sharply. • Jobs are scarce. scarcity noun [singular, uncountable] : • the present scarcity of… …   Financial and business terms

  • scarce — scarce1 [skeəs US skers] adj comparative scarcer superlative scarcest [Date: 1200 1300; : Old North French; Origin: escars, from Vulgar Latin excarpsus pulled out , from Latin excerpere; EXCERPT] 1.) if something is scarce, there is not very much …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • scarce — [[t]ske͟ə(r)s[/t]] scarcer, scarcest 1) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ If something is scarce, there is not enough of it. Food was scarce and expensive... Jobs are becoming increasingly scarce. ...the allocation of scarce resources. 2) PHRASE: V… …   English dictionary

  • scarce — 01. Food in the area is [scarce], and the United Nations is pleading for aid. 02. Full time, permanent jobs are increasingly [scarce] these days as companies hire more and more people on contract. 03. Money is [scarce], and the government is… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • scarce — scarce1 [ skers ] adjective * if something is scarce, there is not very much of it: Fresh water and medicine were scarce in the flooded region. scarce natural resources ─ opposite ABUNDANT make yourself scarce to stay away from a particular place …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • scarce — I UK [skeə(r)s] / US [skers] adjective Word forms scarce : adjective scarce comparative scarcer superlative scarcest * if something is scarce, there is not very much of it Fresh water and medicines were scarce in the disaster area. scarce natural …   English dictionary

  • scarce — adjective 1) food was scarce scarce financial resources Syn: in short supply, scant, scanty, meager, sparse, short, hard to find, hard to come by, too little, insufficient, deficient, inadequate, lacking, wanting; a …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Water resources management in Peru — Source : INRENAtorage capacity and infrastructureIn 1980, INRENA established an inventory of Peru s water storage capacity, including lakes and dams. Peru has 12,201 lakes, 3,896 of which are located in the Pacific basin, 7,441 in the Atlantic… …   Wikipedia

  • Michael Scarce — Occupation writer, health advocate, activist Nationality  United States Michael Scarce is a writer, researcher, activist and gay men s health advocate. H …   Wikipedia

  • Human resources — Manpower redirects here. For other uses, see Manpower (disambiguation). For other uses, see Human resource. Human resources is a term used to describe the individuals who make up the workforce of an organization, although it is also applied in… …   Wikipedia

  • Water resources in Mexico — {| style= width: 25em; font size: 90%; text align: left; class= infobox !align= center bgcolor= lightblue colspan= 2 |Mexico: Water Resources #if:{ }|Water resources in many parts of Mexico are under stress, especially in the arid northwest and… …   Wikipedia

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