Downsizing

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Definition

downsizing: reduction (often of a company's work force)
noun
The term downsizing is used when staff numbers will definitely be reduced.

to downsize: to decrease, to reduce (often staff numbers)
verb

Examples

  • "Icarus : Downsize!"
  • "Don't worry, we won't be downsizing, and there are no layoffs forthcoming."
  • "The Perfume Hut will be undergoing some significant changes: substantial budget cuts, and major downsizing are in store for the company."

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