Translation: from spanish

overstretched

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  • overstretched — UK US /ˌəʊvəˈstretʃt/ adjective ► having more work or other activities than you can manage: »Our staff work hard but the reality is they are overstretched. »This is a crowded and chronically overstretched rail system. ► FINANCE having borrowed or …   Financial and business terms

  • overstretched — [[t]o͟ʊvə(r)stre̱tʃt[/t]] ADJ GRADED If a system or organization is overstretched, it is being forced to work more than it is supposed to. The crime rate is rising rapidly at present and the police force is overstretched... Analysts fear the… …   English dictionary

  • overstretched — o|ver|stretched [ ,ouvər stretʃt ] adjective 1. ) without enough money, people, etc. to operate effectively: overstretched services 2. ) an overstretched muscle has been injured by stretching it too far …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • overstretched — UK [ˌəʊvə(r)ˈstretʃt] / US [ˌoʊvərˈstretʃt] adjective 1) without enough money, people etc to operate effectively overstretched services 2) an overstretched muscle has been injured by stretching it too far …   English dictionary

  • overstretched — /oʊvəˈstrɛtʃt/ (say ohvuh strecht) adjective extended beyond capacity or resources: an overstretched team …   Australian English dictionary

  • overstretched — adj. excessively stretchedv. stretch too much …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overstretched — adjective stretch too much. → overstretch …   English new terms dictionary

  • overstretched — …   Useful english dictionary

  • National Disaster Management Organization — This article refers to the disaster management organization in Ghana; for the organization in India see National Disaster Management Authority. The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) is the government agency that is responsible for …   Wikipedia

  • overstretch — UK [ˌəʊvə(r)ˈstretʃ] / US [ˌoʊvərˈstretʃ] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms overstretch : present tense I/you/we/they overstretch he/she/it overstretches present participle overstretching past tense overstretched past participle… …   English dictionary

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