Meaning of DOWNSIZE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ daʊnsaɪz ]

( downsizes, downsizing, downsized)

To downsize something such as a business or industry means to make it smaller. ( BUSINESS )

American manufacturing organizations have been downsizing their factories.’s downsized economy.

...a consultant who’s helped dozens of companies downsize.

VERB : V n , V-ed , V

• down‧siz‧ing

...a trend toward downsizing in the personal computer market.


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