undermanning

undermanning

(ˌʌndəˈmænɪŋ)
n
the condition of not having enough employees to function properly
Translations

undermanning

[ˌʌndəˈmænɪŋ] Nfalta f de personal or mano de obra suficiente

undermanning

[ˌʌndərˈmænɪŋ] nsous-effectif m, manque m de personnel
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Surely no one stupid could provide the British people with the following changes ( but to name but a few): | A vast increase in the number of homeless citizenry | A huge growth in the number of food banks | The increase in the crimes and law breaking tied to the effects of undermanning in the senseless austerity imposed to the extent that not all crime is now investigated !
The consequence is the undermanning we see today which is a political betrayal of our Army and our country by those we elect to ensure we are properly defended.
His team's study said: "Undermanning was raised as a concern by most units and at all levels."
Patrick Mercer, a former commanding officer of the Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters and ex-shadow Security Minister, said the "evil" of undermanning was so acute that units were deploying on operations at a non-combat effective strength.
The figures were revealed by defence minister Bob Ainsworth, who blamed undermanning and too many commitments.
It is all very well to sit back and complain about undermanning in the force and the lack of the proverbial bobby on the beat.
I CAN'T seem to grasp the Government's concerns as to the undermanning of our armed forces to police countries with which they have a conflict of interest.
A source said last night: "It was a flashpoint due to the stress and pressure brought about by undermanning. One of the people Richard had been talking about slammed him against a wall and held a cutlery knife to his throat."
Hundreds of readers have added their voices to the complaints over Telewest's apparent policy of deliberately undermanning technical support for their narrowband dial-up customers.
"The service is already stretched to the limit because of undermanning and this matter has to be dealt with urgently."
Internal reports have shown lengthy periods when the unit has been unable to offer a rescue co-ordinating service, due to undermanning.
"We are highly critical of the force in not responding early enough to the recruitment problem, the consequences of which are seen in undermanning throughout the force area."