escaso = scarce adjective

escaso

escasa

adjective
adjective

English Translation of ESCASO

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escaso de : short of

Examples of ESCASO

los alimentos están muy escasos food is very scarce
las posibilidades de encontrarlo vivo son muy escasas the chances of finding him alive are very slim
habrá escasa visibilidad en las carreteras visibility on the roads will be poor
el recital tuvo escaso público the recital was poorly or sparsely attended
tenemos escasa información del asunto we have very little information on the subject
un programa de escaso interés a programme of limited interest
un motor de escasa potencia a not very powerful engine
iba a escasa distancia del otro coche he was a short distance behind the other car
escaso de algo short of something
anda escaso de dinero he's short of money
estar escaso de víveres to be short of food
escaso de recursos naturales poor in natural resources
una región escasa de población a thinly populated region
la fábrica está escasa de personal the factory is short-staffed
hay dos toneladas escasas there are barely or scarcely two tons
duró una hora escasa it lasted barely or scarcely an hour
tiene 15 años escasos he's barely or hardly 15
ganar por una cabeza escasa to win by a short head

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