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Definitions and Synonyms of short-staffed | Another word for short-staffed | What is short-staffed?

Definition 1: inadequate in number of workers or assistants etc. - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where short-staffed or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for short-staffed in the sense of this definition

(short-staffed is similar to ...) lacking the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task

"inadequate training" "the staff was inadequate" "she was unequal to the task"

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