Meaning of SCALE STH in English


down ( NAmE also ˌscale sth ↔ ˈback )

to reduce the number, size or extent of sth :

We are thinking of scaling down our training programmes next year.

The IMF has scaled back its growth forecasts for the next decade.

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Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.