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Definition of staff verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [transitive, usually passive] staff somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they staff
    he / she / it staffs
    past simple staffed
    -ing form staffing
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  1. to work in an institution, a company, etc.; to provide people to work there The advice center is staffed entirely by volunteers. The charity provided money to staff and equip two hospitals. a fully staffed department see also overstaffed, short-staffed, understaffed
    noun [uncountable] staffing levels
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