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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishundermannedun‧der‧manned /ˌʌndəˈmænd◂ $ -ər-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 BEa ship, office etc that is undermanned does not have enough workers to operate effectively syn understaffed
Examples from the Corpus
undermannedIn this sense, Mr Raban's vessel is undermanned.The public prosecutor's offices are hopelessly undermanned.Reserves Perry Carter and Lionel Washington handled the emergency responsibilities with little problem, easing the burden of an undermanned secondary.It must have felt solitary sometimes at night alone in that old house now in decline, undermanned, vulnerable.