scarce

All Adjective Verb Noun
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  • They lived near water and moved after game became scarce in the area.
  • Within its range it can be very common in some areas, but scarce in others.
  • Towards the end of the century gold began to become scarce and rise in value.
  • Things become more complicated if production uses some scarce capital good as well.
  • However, subsequently her acting career has been scarce with no more than five works mainly for television.
  • Her parents earned little money and food was often scarce in their household.
  • The test market version of any title on this list should be considered scarce or rare.
  • Big and small game became scarce due to the cold weather.
  • During this time, he also influenced the field though reports when library literature was scarce.
  • He was busy during the summer, but work was scarce at other times.
  • There is a scarce historical information for the area during that time.
  • The sources of information on the actual battle operations are at best scarce.
  • A highway system was started under his administration, but federal funding was scarce.
  • Only scarce information can be found about his childhood and youth.
  • His reputation spread quickly, particularly in Europe, where money for science was scarce.
  • Today the system no longer works and water is scarce.
  • Forests are scarce except for in the far northern part of the region.
  • They are permanent residents, but may move south and southeast when food is scarce.
  • Indeed, it just makes the fish at market all the more scarce and prices even higher.
  • Items are also given a higher value when they were once in high supply but have now become scarce.
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Meaning of scarce

  • adjective Deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand
    fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought