how to pronounce dearth

/dɜːθ/

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dearth is pronounced in one syllable

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dɜːθ

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An example use of dearth in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… there's such a dearth of um data backing …”

meanings of dearth

noun:

  1. Dearness; the quality of being rare or costly.
  2. Scarcity; a lack or short supply.
  3. A period or condition when food is rare and hence expensive; famine.

words with pronunciation similar to dearth

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