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understaffed

adjective un·der·staffed \ˌən-dər-ˈstaft\

: not having enough workers : having a staff that is too small

Full Definition of UNDERSTAFFED

:  inadequately staffed
un·der·staff·ing \-ˈsta-fiŋ\ noun

First Known Use of UNDERSTAFFED

1891

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