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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De Chavez, however, looks forward to grinding it out despite the added pressure brought about by his team going undermanned.
The undermanned San Miguel Beer leaned on the interior presence of reinforcement Charles Rhodes, who registered 20 points and 15 rebounds, and Christian Standhardinger, who added 16 and 11.
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But ultimately, the full-force Raptors were too much to handle for the undermanned Warriors.
A BRUTALLY honest GP appealed for a new doctor in his country practice with an ad saying: "We're heavily undermanned and the hours stink."
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The Apoel-Hapoel Beer Sheva second round Europa League qualifier at Nicosia's GSP stadium was delayed by 15 minutes as the record attendance of local fans overwhelmed the undermanned security control.
THE Army is shockingly undermanned after years of savage defence cuts by successive governments.
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.
Steve Devlin's subsequent penalty was brilliantly blocked by Breedon but undermanned Brakes couldn't summon up an equaliser.