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  1. downsizeverb

    (of a company) reduce in size or number of employees

    "the company downsized its research staff"

  2. downsizeverb

    design or manufacture in a smaller size

    "the car makers downsized the SUVs when fuel became very expensive"

  3. downsizeverb

    dismiss from work

    "three secretaries were downsized during the financial crisis"

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  1. John Hyten:

    We made a decision about five or six years ago that we would downsize our military (health care) capabilities in the United States ... to only really focus on our deployed requirements.

  2. Leonard Steinberg:

    The would-be buyers that stepped back from the market in late 2022 can’t and won’t stay away forever, especially given the competing demands from first-time buyers looking to get into the market and retirees looking to move or downsize.

  3. Bob Zenouzi:

    In the last seven to eight years self storage companies have become very adept at marketing online, people can't afford a home and need to downsize. You have stuff and need to store that stuff.

  4. Aerospace Industries Association:

    Without additional relief from BCA caps, companies in the defense industrial base will continue to downsize or be forced out of the defense business altogether.

  5. Jonathan Fearon:

    One way (to boost capital) is to downsize the investment bank, the other is to raise capital. I would not be surprised to see a mixture of these two.

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