overstaffing


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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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overstaffing

(ˌəʊvəˈstɑːfɪŋ)
n
(Commerce) the provision of an excessive number of staff for (a factory, hotel, etc)
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Translations

overstaffing

[ˌəʊvəˈstɑːfɪŋ] Nexceso m de personal, exceso m de plantilla
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overstaffing

[ˌəʊvəˈstɑːfɪŋ] neccedenza di personale
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