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Definition of under-resourced in English:


Provided with insufficient resources: under-resourced schools
More example sentences
  • Last night, critics of the service suggested overworked and under-resourced prosecutors were dealing leniently with many offenders simply to clear enormous backlogs of cases.
  • They do their best, it is not the fault of the doctors, physchiatrists, physchologists, nurses, etc., that the mental health service is under-resourced.
  • But it is widely accepted now that prosecution service is under-powered, under-resourced, poorly managed and insecure about its purpose.


Example sentences
  • Those who object to the under-resourcing of teaching, to skewed management priorities, to waste and financial chicanery, are bullied, harassed and victimised.
  • It will take more than the $5 million and a few extra staff announced to rectify the inherent under-resourcing of the forensic laboratory.
  • In my first report to the Management Committee last year I identified the under-resourcing of the office as a central issue that needed to be addressed.

Words that rhyme with under-resourced

exhaust, unforced
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