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synonyms for shortfall

  • deficiency
  • flaw
  • lack
  • loss
  • shortage
  • shortcoming
  • arrears
  • default
  • defectiveness
  • inadequacy
  • incompleteness
  • insufficiency
  • in the hole
  • in the red
  • insufficience
  • red ink
  • underage
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antonyms for shortfall

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  • abundance
  • enough
  • perfection
  • plenty
  • success
  • sufficiency
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How to use shortfall in a sentence

The change is significant for the central bank, because it means that Fed officials will accept higher inflation to make up for its previous shortfalls below 2%.
FED LEAVES SHORT-TERM INTEREST RATES UNCHANGED AT NEARLY ZEROLEE CLIFFORDSEPTEMBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
These are in advanced stages of testing, but there is no guarantee they will work, and there could be supply shortfalls.
SYNTHETIC BIOLOGISTS HAVE CREATED A SLOW-GROWING VERSION OF THE CORONAVIRUS TO GIVE AS A VACCINEDAVID ROTMANSEPTEMBER 16, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Those include layoffs from local and state governments, which are facing huge budget shortfalls.
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FALLS TO 8.4%—WITH OVER 10 MILLION JOBS ADDED SINCE APRIL’S JOBLESS PEAKLANCE LAMBERTSEPTEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
In its new statement on longer-run goals, the Fed said its decisions would be informed by its assessment of “shortfalls of employment from its maximum level.”
LOW INTEREST RATES MAY BE HERE TO STAY, FOLLOWING FED CHIEF POWELL’S NEW APPROACH ON INFLATIONLEE CLIFFORDAUGUST 27, 2020FORTUNE
Now, legislators are scrambling to close huge budget shortfalls in some of America’s western states.
HOW THE GLOBAL OIL COLLAPSE RIPPED A HOLE IN US STATE BUDGETSMICHAEL J. CORENJULY 25, 2020QUARTZ
Automotive publishers were likely hardest hit because they saw a shortfall in ad revenue as disruption to manufacturing and fewer visits to dealerships led carmakers to slam the brakes on their digital advertising.
AUTOMOTIVE, EDUCATION PUBLISHERS HIT HARD BY MALVERTISING ATTACKS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS CRISISLARA O'REILLYJULY 23, 2020DIGIDAY
But, ad buyers have hedged their bets on Peacock by resolving that, if the streamer fails to deliver an adequate audience, NBCU will redirect their ads to its other properties to make up for the shortfall.
SHUT OUT OF FIRE TV AND ROKU, PEACOCK IS THE LATEST EXAMPLE OF THE ARRIVAL POWER MOVES TO STREAMINGTIM PETERSONJULY 15, 2020DIGIDAY
Cohen is aiming for MyPinkNews to at least recover that shortfall, which would equal 10,000 subscribers.
INSIDE LGBT+ PUBLISHER PINKNEWS’ PIVOT TO PAIDLARA O'REILLYJULY 15, 2020DIGIDAY
Perhaps it’s simultaneously a comfort and a shortfall to think that even having been fed with years’ worth of the internet’s entire pool of knowledge, no model could have predicted what 2020 would bring—but then again, no human could have, either.
OPENAI’S NEW TEXT GENERATOR WRITES EVEN MORE LIKE A HUMANVANESSA BATES RAMIREZJUNE 18, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
And every year afterward will bring a new shortfall, bigger than the year before.
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WORDS RELATED TO SHORTFALL

  • arrears
  • dead horse
  • defalcation
  • default
  • deficiency
  • due bill
  • dues
  • in hock
  • in the hole
  • in the red
  • inadequacy
  • insufficience
  • insufficiency
  • lack
  • loss
  • paucity
  • red ink
  • scantiness
  • shortcoming
  • shortfall
  • underage
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.