how to pronounce scarcity


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scarcity is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of scarcity in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… every reaction you have is a scarcity of …”

meanings of scarcity


  1. An inadequate amount of something; a shortage.
  2. The condition of something being scarce or deficient.

scarcity frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word scarcity occurs in english on average 1.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics scarcity can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that scarcity can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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