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short-staffed
British English: /ʃɔːtˈstɑːft/

adjective

  • they/we were short-staffed
    les/nos faltaba personal
    no tenían/no teníamos personal suficiente
    Example sentences
    • If some commuters cannot get in then some employers will find themselves short-staffed.
    • It also revealed that the Clyde-based agency was short-staffed on the day of the tragedy last July.
    • We have been short-staffed at work because people keep going on holiday.

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