ill-equipped


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ill-e·quipped

(ĭl′ĭ-kwĭpt′)
adj.
Poorly or inadequately equipped.

ill-equipped

adj
without the skills, qualities, or equipment necessary (for something)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ill-equipped - poorly supplied with physical equipment; "the school was ill-equipped"
unequipped - without necessary physical or intellectual equipment; "guerrillas unequipped for a pitched battle"; "unequipped for jobs in a modern technological society"
Translations

ill-equipped

[ˈɪlɪˈkwɪpt] ADJ [expedition etc] → mal equipado
he was ill-equipped for the taskno estaba preparado para esa tarea
the prisons are ill-equipped to cope with such large numberslas cárceles carecen del equipamiento necesario para acoger a tanta población reclusa

ill-equipped

[ɪlɪˈkwɪpt] adj (lacking necessary qualities) → impreparato/a; (lacking equipment) → mal equipaggiato/a
they were ill-equipped for the part → non avevano i requisiti necessari per la parte
References in classic literature ?
They were not too abundantly provisioned, and they were put on short rations, and for all the thick garments they had, they were but ill-equipped against the piercing wind and inhospitable violence of this wilderness.
Terribly armed for battle as they are, man presents to them in his primal state an easy prey, slow of foot, puny of strength, ill-equipped by nature with natural weapons of defense.
It was as if he had studied at the university himself, instead of being ill-equipped from browsing at haphazard through the books in the library.
Christopher, 15 years old, has an extraordinary brain - exceptional at maths while ill-equipped to interpret everyday life.
Summary: Health Minister Wael Abu Faour Monday pledged $16 million to support ill-equipped state-run hospitals in Lebanon.
Abu Dhabi: The building which caught fire in Musaffah killing 10 people and injuring eight others on Friday was ill-equipped and fell short of a number of safety standards including the lack of an emergency exit, Civil Defence officials said.
London, June 02 ( ANI ): England fans heading to Brazil for the World Cup reportedly face a new worry of not being able to post selfies online apart from other concerns like disease, crime and ticket touts, due to host country's ill-equipped mobile network.
ONCE again we see the actions of stupid selfish people, students who go up mountains in trainers and very ill-equipped, drunks, trouble makers etc.
Without a motivated workforce and adequate staffing levels, companies can be ill-equipped to take advantage of improving market trends," said Paul McDonald, executive director of Robert Half Management Resources, which conducted the survey.
9 -- The number of dental clinics has increased in Yemen while there are more unqualified dentists and ill-equipped clinics as well, assistant professors of dentistry and dentists told the Yemen Times.
competitiveness, and ill-equipped to protect shareholders from fraud.
Our troops are undermanned and ill-equipped and yet they take everything that the Taliban can throw at them, but they must have the supplies and the best of equipment to complete their task.