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famine

noun

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a falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number
  • there's a famine of good general practitioners in many rural areas

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The first known use of famine was in the 14th century

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“Famine.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/famine. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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