Definitions for understaffedˌʌn dərˈstæft, -ˈstɑft
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
un•der•staffedˌʌn dərˈstæft, -ˈstɑft(adj.)
having an insufficient number of personnel.
Origin of understaffed:
short-handed, short-staffed, undermanned, understaffed(adj)
inadequate in number of workers or assistants etc.
"they're rather short-handed at the moment"; "overcrowded and understaffed hospitals"
having an inadequate number of workers or assistants
Origin: under + staffed
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