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not having the usual or necessary ​number of ​workers: One desperately short-staffed ​sector is in caring for the elderly. The ​workforce is so short-staffed that ​people are ​workinglonghours and ​extra days, causing exhaustion.
(Definition of short-staffed from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “short-staffed”
in Chinese (Simplified) 人手不足的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人手不足的…
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