acute shortage


acute shortage
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English-russian dctionary of diplomacy. 2014.

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  • acute shortage — severe lack, severe shortage …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shortage — short‧age [ˈʆɔːtɪdʒ ǁ ˈʆɔːr ] noun [countable, uncountable] a situation in which there is not enough of something that people need or want: • We suffer from a labor shortage. • The real estate developer is facing an acute cash shortage. shortage… …   Financial and business terms

  • acute — [ə kyo͞ot′] adj. [L acutus, pp. of acuere, sharpen: see ACUMEN] 1. having a sharp point 2. keen or quick of mind; shrewd 3. sensitive to impressions [acute hearing] 4. severe and sharp, as pain, jealousy, etc. 5. severe but of s …   English World dictionary

  • acute — 01. His ear infection caused him [acute] pain. 02. A dolphin s hearing is so [acute] that it can hear underwater sounds from up to 15 miles away. 03. Drinking coffee can sharpen one s mental [acuity] for short periods of time. 04. The country is… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • 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

  • acute — acutely, adv. acuteness, n. /euh kyooht /, adj. 1. sharp or severe in effect; intense: acute sorrow; an acute pain. 2. extremely great or serious; crucial; critical: an acute shortage of oil. 3. (of disease) brief and severe (opposed to chronic) …   Universalium

  • acute — adjective 1 SITUATION/FEELING ETC very serious or severe: an acute shortage of water | acute embarrassment 2 PAIN very severe and sharp 3 acute hearing/acute sense of smell etc an ability to hear or smell things that is very sensitive, so that… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • acute — a|cute [ ə kjut ] adjective usually before noun 1. ) very serious or severe: an acute shortage of medical supplies a ) an acute illness is one that becomes very bad very quickly: an acute ear infection b ) used for describing pain that is very… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • acute — UK [əˈkjuːt] / US [əˈkjut] adjective [usually before noun] 1) very serious or severe an acute shortage of medical supplies a) an acute illness is one that becomes very bad very quickly an acute ear infection b) used for describing pain that is… …   English dictionary

  • shortage — n. 1) an acute shortage 2) a food; housing; labor; teacher shortage; wartime shortages * * * [ ʃɔːtɪdʒ] housing labor teacher shortage wartime shortage<s a food an acuteshortage …   Combinatory dictionary

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