overstaff


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Related to overstaff: overstaffed

o·ver·staff

 (ō′vər-stăf′)
tr.v. o·ver·staffed, o·ver·staff·ing, o·ver·staffs
To supply with too many employees: Management was careful not to overstaff the agency.

overstaff

(ˌəʊvəˈstɑːf)
vb
(Commerce) (tr) to provide an excessive number of staff for (a factory, hotel, etc)

overstaff


Past participle: overstaffed
Gerund: overstaffing

Imperative
overstaff
overstaff
Present
I overstaff
you overstaff
he/she/it overstaffs
we overstaff
you overstaff
they overstaff
Preterite
I overstaffed
you overstaffed
he/she/it overstaffed
we overstaffed
you overstaffed
they overstaffed
Present Continuous
I am overstaffing
you are overstaffing
he/she/it is overstaffing
we are overstaffing
you are overstaffing
they are overstaffing
Present Perfect
I have overstaffed
you have overstaffed
he/she/it has overstaffed
we have overstaffed
you have overstaffed
they have overstaffed
Past Continuous
I was overstaffing
you were overstaffing
he/she/it was overstaffing
we were overstaffing
you were overstaffing
they were overstaffing
Past Perfect
I had overstaffed
you had overstaffed
he/she/it had overstaffed
we had overstaffed
you had overstaffed
they had overstaffed
Future
I will overstaff
you will overstaff
he/she/it will overstaff
we will overstaff
you will overstaff
they will overstaff
Future Perfect
I will have overstaffed
you will have overstaffed
he/she/it will have overstaffed
we will have overstaffed
you will have overstaffed
they will have overstaffed
Future Continuous
I will be overstaffing
you will be overstaffing
he/she/it will be overstaffing
we will be overstaffing
you will be overstaffing
they will be overstaffing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overstaffing
you have been overstaffing
he/she/it has been overstaffing
we have been overstaffing
you have been overstaffing
they have been overstaffing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overstaffing
you will have been overstaffing
he/she/it will have been overstaffing
we will have been overstaffing
you will have been overstaffing
they will have been overstaffing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overstaffing
you had been overstaffing
he/she/it had been overstaffing
we had been overstaffing
you had been overstaffing
they had been overstaffing
Conditional
I would overstaff
you would overstaff
he/she/it would overstaff
we would overstaff
you would overstaff
they would overstaff
Past Conditional
I would have overstaffed
you would have overstaffed
he/she/it would have overstaffed
we would have overstaffed
you would have overstaffed
they would have overstaffed
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If the funding was cut from the overstaffed Police and Crime Commissioner's office the money saved would surely help to for pay for more officers.
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Moreover, these corporations were overstaffed by political appointments.