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overstretched

adjective uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈstretʃt/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈ-/
not having enough money, people, equipment, etc.: Hospitals are overstretched, and patients are not getting the treatment they need.
Translations of “overstretched”
in Chinese (Traditional) 缺少資金、人力、器材等的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缺少资金、人力、器材等的…
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