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Not coming up to an expected measure or meeting a particular need
“Coastal land resources are scarce because of high demand and low supply.”
Not common
“Places for elderly residents in Bolton are becoming scarce because of the closures over the past few years.”
Less plentiful than what is normal, necessary, or desirable
“… food was a bit scarce last winter.”
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