Translation of top-heavy in Spanish:

top-heavy

Pronunciation: /ˈtɑːpˌhevi; ˌtɒpˈhevi/

adj

  • [structure] inestable (por ser muy pesado en su parte superior) the company is top-heavy la empresa tiene demasiados altos ejecutivos
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    • The police do a difficult job, and, generally, they do it well, despite their constant battles with top-heavy administration, resource shortfalls, and lack of staff.
    • Early retirement as a trend hit Ireland during the 1990s when it became popular with employers seeking to restructure top-heavy organisations and draft in younger employees at a lower cost and on a less committed contractual basis.
    • Corruption and top-heavy bureaucracy have deterred many foreign investors, and there is scant prospect of a clean-out while the government remains seemingly opposed to reform of the legal system.

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