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English definition of “understaffed”

understaffed

adjective     /ˌʌn.dəˈstɑːft/ US  /-dɚˈstæft/ (also undermanned)
If a shop, business, or organization is understaffed, it does not have enough employees: The school was overcrowded and desperately understaffed. → Opposite overstaffedRecruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
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