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meaning of Shortfall #1 (permalink) Thu Apr 14, 2005 15:56 pm   meaning of Shortfall
 

Test No. incompl/advan-11 "Finance", question 3

There is a substantial ......... between the money you have available and the amount you need to spend.

(a) shortdrop
(b) shortfall
(c) shortdown
(d) shortslide

Test No. incompl/advan-11 "Finance", answer 3

There is a substantial shortfall between the money you have available and the amount you need to spend.

Correct answer: (b) shortfall
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Shortfall #2 (permalink) Thu Apr 14, 2005 18:47 pm   Shortfall
 

This word shortall means gap or space and is needed here.
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meaning of Shortfall #3 (permalink) Mon Mar 25, 2013 10:29 am   meaning of Shortfall
 

shortfall NOUN
ˈʃɔːtfɔːl ˈʃɔːrtfɔːl

shortfall (in something)
if there is a shortfall in something, there is less of it than you need or expect
1. A failure to attain a specified amount or level; a shortage.
2. The amount by which a supply falls short of expectation, need, or demand.
SYNONYM deficit


-a shortfall of over 500000 tonnes in the grain supply
-Several staff were made redundant to meet a shortfall of funds.
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