1. insufficient to satisfy the need or demand; not abundant: Meat and butter were scarce during the war.
2. seldom met with; rare: a scarce book. adverb
3. scarcely. Idioms
4. make oneself scarce, Informal. to depart, especially suddenly. to stay away; avoid.
"offers can be scarce in markets."
"nothings can be scarce as lands."
"lands can be scarce in people."
"interests can be scarce in metals."
"informations can be scarce on events."
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