Adjective "Scarce" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Scarce


    Definition:

    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.

    Examples:

    "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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