Definition of 'dearth'
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There is so much expectation on him because the dearth of quality elsewhere is enormous. The Sun (2013)The dearth of information only adds to the distress. The Sun (2013)Conspiracy theories and political point scoring have filled the void left by the dearth of solid information. Times, Sunday Times (2015)England had few options given the dearth of spin bowlers in the county game. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Given the dearth of goals elsewhere in this misfiring midfield he could be promoted sooner than he thinks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)First, there is a dearth of reliable information about this most secretive of regimes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Almost 800 passengers remain missing with families increasingly upset by the dearth of information. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Given the dearth of England centres he must at some stage come into the international reckoning. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Despite their huge popularity, there was a dearth of scientific evidence for any actually helping to battle the bulge. The Sun (2016)For once, it is not a dearth of international quality, but a surfeit. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That is important given a dearth of high-profile home-grown brands in these territories. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The committee's work was hampered by a dearth of reliable information, with no single body able to speak for the industry. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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