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Researchers say that rents are likely to increase as demand outstrips supply. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Demand for prison space and staff outstrips supply. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Will the supply of new bonds outstrip demand? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Britain is facing a bungalow crisis as the demand for single-storey homes outstrips supply. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The demand is outstripping what I can keep up with. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The reason that these bags retain - and often gain - value is because demand outstrips supply. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But Britain's restaurant boom means demand continues to outstrip supply. The Sun (2016)The number of tourist beds in the Old City outstrips the amount of residents by three to one. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Seats are few and far between and prices will be hiked up as demand outstrips supply. The Sun (2010)Rail fare rises outstripped inflation most years. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The pace things were going meant that liquidity demands would have outstripped liquidity resources. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Prices already climb sky high in the summer holiday as demand massively outstrips supply. The Sun (2014)Households have suffered three years of effective pay cuts as inflation outstripped wage rises. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Having supply outstrip demand is no good for anybody. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Half of that growth came from net exports, with export growth easily outstripping imports. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The Jump in its oil production also easily outstripped that of any other country last year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Not once since 1984 has annual economic growth outstripped population increase. Times, Sunday Times (2009)American production already far outstripped British production. WHEN SCOTLAND RULED THE WORLD: The Story of the Golden Age of Genius, Creativity and Exploration (2002)Work overload Most of this book is devoted to the problem of demand outstripping resources. Coping with Stress at Work (1988)It was a salutary lesson, given that service charge rises are outstripping inflation anyway. Times, Sunday Times (2007)For the first time in years, supply is outstripping demand. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is due to the rising population outstripping agricultural production after the industrial revolution, and to economic policies. The Sun (2015)Economic decline could begin in earnest before 2050 as the ageing population outstrips the workforce required to pay for them. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Prices are easily outstripping pay. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It tells you all you need to know about this country's industrial decline that opportunities to study popular music easily outstrip process engineering. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The rise in student numbers has, in some cases, easily outstripped any increase in teaching capacity. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: outstrip VERB
If one thing outstrips another, the first thing becomes larger in amount, or more successful or important, than the second thing.
Last year demand outstripped supply, and prices went up by more than a third.
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