English Vocabulary tips & definition with Gymglish.
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a shortage: not enough of something, a lack, a deficiency, a deficit
The shortage of food prevented us from eating healthily. There was not enough food for everyone.
There's a severe shortage of toilet paper in the bathroom today. We need to buy some more.
there is no shortage of (champagne): there is lots of (champagne), we are not lacking (champagne)

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