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- adj. Insufficiently manned; understaffed
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- adj. Insufficiently furnished with men; short-handed.
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- adj. inadequate in number of workers or assistants etc.
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We need to do what the commanders on the ground say so we can help our people get home safe, to be there undermanned is nuts.
` ` You don't feel good about losing but you've got to feel good about the effort, considering we came in undermanned, '' Jermaine O'Neal said.
We went in undermanned, under armed and under armored.
Competing undermanned is nothing new to the Blues during the
But in a seven-game series, the Bucks would be undermanned, which is a shame because they have been one of the league's nice stories since the trade deadline.
` ` We started the small lineup, so Gerald was kind of undermanned down there with those big guys.
"We were kind of undermanned, but our guys toughed it out and we were lucky," O'Neill said.
"Dedham is unfortunately really hurting, even without some of their usual kids they're kind of undermanned anyway, but hopefully they can bring it back," said Forrest.
Now we're going back to the future, to a truly undermanned armed forces.
Since the government is woefully undermanned to launch and maintain this operation, a system to draft every man and woman for a period of public service will be a necessity.