Definition of understrength
: deficient in strength; especially : lacking sufficient or prescribed personnel
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CHELSEA POUNDS CITY Chelsea reached the quarterfinals of the F.A. Cup with a 5-1 victory against an understrength Manchester City, while two of Chelsea’s London rivals, Crystal Palace and West Ham, also advanced.
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