shortfall(redirected from shortfalls)
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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.
1. failure to meet a goal or a requirement
2. the amount of such a failure; deficiency: a shortfall of £30m.
1. the quantity or extent by which something falls short; deficiency; shortage.
2. the act of falling short.
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.
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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
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