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Over the past decade, a scarcity of risk capital has meant that funding for new explorations has been low.
IN 2020, EVERYTHING THAT GLITTERS IS GOLDCHARU KASTURISEPTEMBER 8, 2020OZY
However, the assumption that most pervades decision making in our era is scarcity.
FROM THE ARCHIVES: TECHNOLOGY AND POWERKATIE MCLEANAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The relative scarcity of lithium also means they’re unlikely to be able to meet all our energy needs.
SCIENTISTS FOUND A WAY TO TURN BRICKS INTO BATTERIESEDD GENTAUGUST 17, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Paradoxically, it is the very scarcity of lefties that creates the surplus.
WHAT REALLY GIVES LEFT-HANDED PITCHERS THEIR EDGE?GUY MOLYNEUXAUGUST 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Using scarcity, urgency, and exclusivity to influence your potential customers into buying can significantly improve your conversions.
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Understanding scarcity, urgency, and exclusivity can be one of the best ways to influence your potential customers to make a purchase.
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In scarcity, you inform customers that there are a limited number of items of a certain product left in the stock.
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And he was inclined to believe that it was Grandfather Mole that was to blame for the scarcity of worms in the neighborhood.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
For many years there had been great scarcity in both countries, a natural consequence of predatory warfare.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
This defeat was followed by suffering and privations, from the scarcity of provisions and water.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SCARCITY

  • curtailment
  • dearth
  • defalcation
  • defect
  • deficiency
  • deficit
  • failure
  • inadequacy
  • insufficiency
  • lack
  • lapse
  • leanness
  • paucity
  • pinch
  • poverty
  • scantiness
  • scantness
  • scarceness
  • scarcity
  • shortcoming
  • shortfall
  • tightness
  • want
  • weakness
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serotinaladjective | [si-rot-n-l, ser-uh-tahyn-l ]SEE DEFINITION