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Definition of short-staffed adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    short-staffed

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  1. 1having fewer members of staff than you need or usually have synonym short-handed
  2. 2 We're short-staffed today because a lot of people are out sick. see also understaffed
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: short-staffed