undermanned


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undermanned

(ˌʌndəˈmænd)
adj
(of an organization) not having enough employees to function properly
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.undermanned - inadequate in number of workers or assistants etc.undermanned - inadequate in number of workers or assistants etc.; "they're rather short-handed at the moment"; "overcrowded and understaffed hospitals"
inadequate, unequal - lacking the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task; "inadequate training"; "the staff was inadequate"; "she was unequal to the task"

undermanned

adjective
Lacking the requisite workers or players:
Translations
en sous-équipage

undermanned

[ˈʌndəˈmænd] ADJ to be undermannedno tener (el) personal suficiente

undermanned

[ˌʌndərˈmænd] adj [store, hospital, factory] → en sous-effectif

undermanned

[ˌʌndəˈmænd] adjcarente di personale
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The Lady Stags rose to 5-2 as the undermanned squad now sits at third place, behind unbeaten Arellano and San Beda.
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The British Army, Royal Air Force and Royal Navy are all undermanned, underfunded and under-equipped, and there seems to be no long-term vision or plan to address these problems.
The British Army, Royal Airforce and Royal Navy are all undermanned, underfunded, underequipped and there seems to be no long-term vision or plan to address these problems.
He also stated that the TAB is currently undermanned, which accounts for their difficulty in monitoring in real-time the fare issue.
Steve Devlin's subsequent penalty was brilliantly blocked by Breedon but undermanned Brakes couldn't summon up an equaliser.
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