Definition of Downsizes

1. Verb. (third-person singular of downsize) ¹



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Definition of Downsizes

1. downsize [v] - See also: downsize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Downsizes

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downshifter
downshifters
downshifting
downshifts
downshock
downshocks
downside
downsides
downsitting
downsittings
downsize
downsized
downsizer
downsizers
downsizes (current term)
downsizing
downsizings
downslide
downslides
downslope
downslopes
downsloping
downslur
downslurs
downsome
downspin
downspins
downspout
downspouts

Literary usage of Downsizes

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1. Women-Owned and Home-Based Businesses: Hearing Before the Committee on Small edited by Christopher S. Bond (1999)
"Steve Smith, a computer programmer, is laid off when Megabyte Inc. downsizes. Megabyte agrees to pay Steve a flat amount to complete a onetime project to ..."

2. Federal Hiring from the Welfare Rolls: Congressional Hearings edited by John L. Mica (1999)
"That is, by the way, the smallest percentage since 1931 ; and it will, of course, continue to shrink as government downsizes and the economy creates more ..."

3. Living Without Health Insurance: Hearing Before the Committee on Finance, U edited by Charles E. Grassley (2001)
"If the firm downsizes and ends the year with fewer workers, its premium payouts may be less than predicted. If the discrepancy is small, the problem might ..."

4. Linkages: Manufacturing Trends in Electronics Interconnection Technology (2005)
"As the Department of Defense downsizes, it has become increasingly important to keep access to affordable, advanced electronics technology by leveraging the ..."

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