Scarcity

  • 21 scarcity — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. deficiency, inadequacy, rarity, insufficiency; see lack 2 , poverty 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition or fact of being deficient: defect, deficiency, deficit, inadequacy, insufficiency, lack, paucity, poverty …

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  • 22 scarcity — sb. Alys. 5495 …

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  • 23 scarcity — n. rareness, scarceness, state of being in short supply …

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  • 24 scarcity — n. 1. Deficiency, dearth, want, insufficiency, lack. 2. Rareness, rarity, uncommonness, infrequency …

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  • 25 scarcity — n 1. lack, dearth, want, need, crying need; insufficiency, inadequacy, deprivation, deficiency; paucity, sparseness, sparsity, scantiness; exiguity, ex iguousness, slenderness, thinness, leanness, meagerness, shortage, small number, paltriness;… …

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  • 26 scarcity — scar·ci·ty …

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  • 27 scarcity — [ˈskeəsəti] noun [singular/U] a situation in which there is not enough of something for the people who want or need it Syn: shortage Ant: abundance …

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  • 28 scarcity — scar•ci•ty [[t]ˈskɛər sɪ ti[/t]] n. pl. ties 1) insufficiency or shortness of supply; dearth 2) rarity; infrequency • Etymology: 1300–50; ME scarsete(e) < ONF escarsete. See scarce, ity …

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  • 29 scarcity — /ˈskɛəsəti/ (say skairsuhtee) noun (plural scarcities) 1. insufficiency or shortness of supply; dearth. 2. rarity; infrequency …

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  • 30 scarcity — n. (pl. ies) (often foll. by of) a lack or inadequacy, esp. of food …

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  • 31 Scarcity value — is the economic factor that increases an item s relative price based more upon its relatively low supply. Whereas the prices of newly produced manufactured products depends mostly on the cost of production (the cost of inputs used to produce them …

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  • 32 scarcity value — ˈscarcity ˌvalue noun [countable, uncountable] ECONOMICS the high value that something has when there is not much of it available: • Older properties in the centre of town have a scarcity value. * * * scarcity value UK US noun [C or U] ECONOMICS …

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  • 33 scarcity close — n. A sales ploy in which a product or service is made to appear scarce in order to increase its apparent value. Example Citation: Marketers like the scarcity close. By creating an apparent scarcity, they make us hungry. Joanne Kates, Hopeless… …

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  • 34 Scarcity Principle — An economic principle in which a limited supply of a good, coupled with a high demand for that good, results in a mismatch between the desired supply and demand equilibrium. In pricing theory, the scarcity principle suggests that the price for a… …

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  • 35 Scarcity heuristic — In human psychology, a mental heuristic in which the mind values something based on how easily it may lose it, especially to competitors …

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  • 36 scarcity-root — n. Field beet, mangel wurzel, (Beta altissima) …

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  • 37 scarcity value — / skeəsɪti ˌvælju:/ noun the value something has because it is rare and there is a large demand for it …

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  • 38 scarcity value — / skeəsɪti ˌvælju:/ noun the value something has because it is rare and there is a large demand for it …

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  • 39 scarcity economics — noun plural but usually singular in construction : an economic theory that allegedly justifies limitations of output so as to assure profits …

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  • 40 Post scarcity — or post scarcity describes a hypothetical form of economy or society, often explored in science fiction, in which things such as goods, services and information are free, or practically free. This would be due to an abundance of fundamental… …

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