chronic shortage

chronic shortage
хронический дефицит

English-russian dctionary of diplomacy. 2014.

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  • chronic — 01. My father has had [chronic] back pain ever since he got injured at work 5 years ago. 02. There seems to be a [chronic] shortage of nurses in this state due to the poor salaries medical professionals are paid here. 03. My grandma is… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • shortage — 01. During a time of war, there is generally a [shortage] of oil, so gasoline is usually rationed. 02. The city often puts restrictions on water use in the summertime in order to prevent [shortages]. 03. There is often a water [shortage] in our… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • chronic — chron|ic [ˈkrɔnık US ˈkra: ] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: chronique, from Greek chronikos of time , from chronos; CHRON ] 1.) a chronic disease or illness is one that continues for a long time and cannot be cured →↑acute ▪ chronic… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • chronic — [[t]krɒ̱nɪk[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n A chronic illness or disability lasts for a very long time. Compare acute. ...chronic back pain. Syn: persistent Derived words: chronically [[t]krɒ̱nɪkli[/t]] ADV ADV adj/ ed Most of them were chronically ill …   English dictionary

  • chronic — adjective (usually before noun) 1 a chronic disease or illness is one that cannot be cured: He s been suffering from chronic arthritis for years now. 2 a problem or difficulty that you cannot get rid of or that keeps coming back: a chronic… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • chronic */ — UK [ˈkrɒnɪk] / US [ˈkrɑnɪk] adjective 1) medical a chronic illness or chronic pain is serious and lasts for a long time. A serious illness or pain that lasts only for a short time is described as acute chronic back pain 2) a chronic problem is… …   English dictionary

  • chronic — chron|ic [ kranık ] adjective * 1. ) a chronic illness or pain is serious and lasts for a long time. A serious illness or pain that lasts only for a short time is described as acute: chronic back pain 2. ) a chronic problem is always happening or …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Shortage economy — (Polish: gospodarka niedoboru , Hungarian: hiánygazdaság ) is a term coined by the Hungarian economist, János Kornai. This is a term he used to criticize the old centrally planned economies of the communist states of Eastern Europe. In his… …   Wikipedia

  • shortage — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ acute, chronic, critical, desperate, dire, serious, severe ▪ the current acute shortage of teachers ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • shortage — short|age [ˈʃo:tıdʒ US ˈʃo:r ] n [U and C] a situation in which there is not enough of something that people need shortage of ▪ a shortage of skilled labour ▪ There is no shortage of funds. water/food/housing etc shortage ▪ efforts to solve the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • chronic — adj. Chronic is used with these nouns: ↑ailment, ↑alcoholic, ↑alcoholism, ↑anxiety, ↑arthritis, ↑asthma, ↑case, ↑complaint, ↑complication, ↑condition, ↑congestion, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary


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