scarce

  常用词汇  
[skeəs]     [skers]    
  • adj. 缺乏的;不足的;稀少的;罕见的
  • adv. 勉强
scarcer scarcest scarceness
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scarce的英文翻译是什么意思,词典释义与在线翻译:

详尽释义

adj. (形容词)
  1. 缺乏的
  2. 稀有的
  3. 不足的
  4. 珍贵的
  5. 稀少的
  6. 罕见的
  7. 难得的
  8. 短缺的
  9. 稀缺的
  10. 贫乏的
  11. 很少的
adv. (副词)
  1. 几乎不
  2. 简直不
  3. 几乎没有
  4. <古><书>仅仅

双解释义

adj. (形容词)
  1. 缺乏的,罕见的 not much or many compared with what is wanted; hard to find; not common

英英释义

Adjective:
  1. deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand;

    "fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought"

Adverb:
  1. only a very short time before;

    "they could barely hear the speaker"
    "we hardly knew them"
    "just missed being hit"
    "had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open"
    "would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"

scarce的用法和样例:

例句

用作形容词 (adj.)
  1. Food and fuel were scarce in this region.
    这地区食物和燃料都很缺乏。
  2. Firewood is scarce in many parts of the world.
    世界上很多地区都缺乏木材。
  3. Food commands a higher price when it is scarce.
    食物(供应)不足时,售价较高。
  4. As Singapore is a small island, land is scarce.
    新加坡是一个小岛,土地稀有。
  5. Good fruit is scarce in winter and costs a lot.
    好的水果冬天难得见到,而且价格昂贵。
用作副词 (adv.)
  1. I could scarce believe my eyes.
    我几乎不敢相信自己的眼睛。

常见句型

用作形容词 (adj.)
用作表语 S+be+~
  1. The food was scarce during the war.
    战爭期间食物短缺。

常用短语

用作形容词 (adj.)
make oneself scarce
    〈口〉走开,溜走go away; avoid others

词汇搭配

经典引文

  • Stocks fell..the exchange turned, money became scarce.

    出自: Disraeli

scarce的详细讲解:

词义辨析

adj. (形容词)
scarce, rare
  • 这两个词都可表示“不可多得的”。scarce指暂时不可多得无珍贵的含意;rare强调稀有、珍贵。
  • 词源解说

    • ☆ 直接源自古法语的scars,意为稀少的。
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