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Main Entry: 1scant
Pronunciation: primarystressskant
Function: adjective
1 a : barely or scarcely enough; especially : not quite coming up to a certain measure <a scant cup of milk> b : lacking in size or quantity : MEAGER, SCANTY <scant growth>
2 : having a small or short supply <scant of breath>
- scantĚly adverb
- scantĚness noun

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