overstaffed


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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.
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overstaffed

(ˌəʊvəˈstɑːft)
adj
(Commerce) having an excessive number of staff
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Translations

overstaffed

[ˌəʊvəˈstɑːft] ADJcon exceso de personal, con exceso de plantilla
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overstaffed

[ˌəʊvərˈstɑːft] adj
to be overstaffed → être en sureffectif
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overstaffed

[ˌəʊvəˈstɑːft] adj to be overstaffedavere troppo personale
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