Entry from British & World English dictionary
Having insufficient stock of goods, farm animals, etc. the bleak, understocked shops
More example sentences
- Angry shoppers have criticised the store as being persistently understocked, with basic items missing from the shelves.
- It hasn't happened, and the excuse I hear most often now is that cost-cutting measures have resulted in the place being understaffed, understocked, and generally miserable.
- Yeah, we know that compared to their counterparts around the nation, they're rather underfunded, understocked and short-staffed, and at least one local branch is downright moldy.
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