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short supply

noun as in seller's market

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Example Sentences

But the qualities Mario Cuomo brought to public life—compassion, integrity, commitment to principle—remain in short supply today.

Even before Ebola struck in West Africa, all three were in short supply.

Quality drugs and medical supplies are always in short supply and procuring them is a major source of corruption.

As the ceasefire fails, patriotic fighters could be in short supply.

The rub is that these devices have been in short supply lately.

Ducks and water-fowl generally abound, and are depended upon to eke out the short supply of what we term butcher's meat.

The Canadian approach to export control is in two parts: by strategic and short supply commodities, and by areas.

Thus, export controls for short supply reasons do not play as important a part as before in comparison with security controls.

While these pumps have a certain amount of suction, it is found that short supply pipes are much more efficient.

This last figure was unduly low, and by the latter date coal was in short supply throughout the world and very dear.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to short supply, such as: bullish market, bull market, consumer demand, land-office business, roaring trade, and steady demand.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.