shortfall


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short·fall

 (shôrt′fôl′)
n.
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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shortfall

(ˈʃɔːtˌfɔːl)
n
1. failure to meet a goal or a requirement
2. the amount of such a failure; deficiency: a shortfall of £30m.
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short•fall

(ˈʃɔrtˌfɔl)

n.
1. the quantity or extent by which something falls short; deficiency; shortage.
2. the act of falling short.
[1890–95]
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shortfall

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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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shortfall

noun deficit, shortage, deficiency, loss, default, arrears The government has refused to make up a shortfall in funding.
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shortfall

noun
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Translations
manko
underskud
vaje
manjak
不足すること
부족
underskott
จำนวนที่ขาดไป
lượng thiếu

shortfall

[ˈʃɔːtfɔːl] N (in profits) → déficit m (in en) (in payments, savings) → disminución f (in de) (in numbers) → insuficiencia f (in de) shortfall in earningsingresos mpl insuficientes
there is a shortfall of £5,000faltan 5.000 libras
the shortfall of £5,000las 5.000 libras que faltan
there is a shortfall of 200 in the registrations for this coursehay 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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The most serious problem is the shortfall at the Interior Ministry.
Hellenic Bank registered a capital shortfall of e1/4176 million.
Hall observes that while the capital stock is responsible for the largest part of the output shortfall, it cannot respond immediately to a boost to product demand.
Basel III has proposed replacing VaR with expected shortfall. The expected shortfall for any continuous loss function may be expressed as conditional VaR or the tail conditional expectation--the expected loss conditional on the loss lying beyond the VaR quantile cc.
But many customers could have rejected demands to repay the shortfalls caused by Clydesdale's calculation errors.
The European Banking Authority (http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/508932/20130925/european-banking-authority-basel-iii-rules-central.htm) recently reported their estimate that by the end of 2012, the top 42 banks' capital shortfall had been cut by E29.1bn compared with the previous six months.
The report shows that, based on current local authority estimates of land supply, just 50,729 new homes are expected to be built, leaving a significant shortfall of 6,584 homes.