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"overstaffed" in British English

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overstaffedadjective

uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈstɑːft/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈstæft/ (also overmanned)
having more ​employees than are ​needed: The ​department has been ​accused of being ​inefficient and ​hugely overstaffed.
(Definition of overstaffed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"overstaffed" in Business English

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overstaffedadjective

uk   /ˌəʊvəˈstɑːft/  us   /ˌəʊvərˈstæft/ (also overmanned)
HR, WORKPLACE having more ​employees or ​workers than is necessary: The ​department has been ​accused of being ​inefficient and hugely overstaffed.
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(Definition of overstaffed from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “overstaffed”
in Chinese (Simplified) 人员过多的, 人浮于事的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人員過多的, 人浮於事的…
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