understaffed
1. [ adjective ] inadequate in number of workers or assistants etc.
Synonyms: short-staffed undermanned short-handed
Examples:

"they're rather short-handed at the moment" "overcrowded and understaffed hospitals"

Related terms: inadequate
2. [ adjective ] inadequate in number of workers or assistants etc.
Synonyms: short-staffed undermanned short-handed
Examples:

"they're rather short-handed at the moment" "overcrowded and understaffed hospitals"

Related terms: inadequate
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