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1. A failure to attain a specified amount or level; a shortage.
2. The amount by which a supply falls short of expectation, need, or demand.
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1. failure to meet a goal or a requirement
2. the amount of such a failure; deficiency: a shortfall of £30m.
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. the quantity or extent by which something falls short; deficiency; shortage.
2. the act of falling short.
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The lack of forces, equipment, personnel, materiel, or capability, reflected as the difference between the resources identified as a plan requirement and those apportioned to a combatant commander for planning, that would adversely affect the command's ability to accomplish its mission.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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|Noun||1.||shortfall - the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required; "new blood vessels bud out from the already dilated vascular bed to make up the nutritional deficit"|
inadequacy, deficiency, insufficiency - lack of an adequate quantity or number; "the inadequacy of unemployment benefits"
oxygen deficit - temporary oxygen shortage in cells resulting from strenuous exercise
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noun deficit, shortage, deficiency, loss, default, arrears The government has refused to make up a shortfall in funding.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
shortfall[ˈʃɔːtfɔːl] N (in profits) → déficit m (in en) (in payments, savings) → disminución f (in de) (in numbers) → insuficiencia f (in de) shortfall in earnings → ingresos mpl insuficientes
there is a shortfall of £5,000 → faltan 5.000 libras
the shortfall of £5,000 → las 5.000 libras que faltan
there is a shortfall of 200 in the registrations for this course → hay 200 matriculaciones menos para este curso
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
shortfall[ˈʃɔːrtfɔːl] n (in supplies) → insuffisance f
a shortfall in earnings → une manque à gagnershort-haired [ˌʃɔːrtˈhɛərd] adj [person] → aux cheveux courts; [animal] → à poil ras
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
shortfall[ˈʃɔːtˌfɔːl] n (Fin) → deficit sm inv
there is a shortfall of £20,000 → mancano 20.000 sterline
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
shortfall→ قِلَّة manko underskud Defizit έλλειμμα deficiencia vaje manque à gagner manjak deficit 不足すること 부족 tekort svikt niedobór falta недостаток underskott จำนวนที่ขาดไป açık lượng thiếu 短缺
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