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Definition of dearth noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dearth

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//dɜːθ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɜːrθ//
 
 
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[singular] dearth (of something) a lack of something; the fact of there not being enough of something synonym scarcity There was a dearth of reliable information on the subject. Word Origin Middle English derthe (see dear, -th).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dearth