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  • v  dismiss from work
    three secretaries were downsized during the financial crisis
  • v  make in a smaller size
    the car makers downsized the SUVs when fuel became very expensive
  • v  reduce in size or number
    the company downsized its research staff

  • As sales of its luxury cars plummet, the automaker introduces the Ghost, its downsized yet still swanky new ride.
  • If you're an empty nester looking to downsize, don't let the weak housing market stop you.
  • And some, mostly older, are trying to sell and downsize.
News & Articles

  • EU finance ministers fail to agree on bank rules
    European Union finance ministers failed to secure an agreement on how best to downsize or close banks without calling on taxpayers to bail out ailing lenders, a top official said early Saturday.
    June 24, 2013 - Omaha World-Herald
  • In brief: Bank rules deal eludes EU finance leaders - Sat, 22 Jun 2013 PST
    Luxembourg – European Union finance ministers failed to secure an agreement on how best to downsize or close banks without calling on taxpayers to bail out ailing lenders, a top official said early today. Despite intense negotiations until the wee hours, ministers remained at odds on key points and will reconvene for an extraordinary session Wednesday, French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici ...
    June 22, 2013 - The Spokesman-Review
  • EU ministers to decide who pays when banks fail
    LUXEMBOURG (AP) — European Union finance ministers struggled Friday to broker an agreement on how best to downsize or close banks without spreading panic or having to call on taxpayers to bail out ailing lenders.
    June 21, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Hedi Annabi in San Jose Mercury News
    Like many other nonprofits that are facing tough economic times, One Laptop Per Child must downsize in order to keep costs in line with fewer financial resources. Today we are reducing our team by approximately 50 percent and there will be salary... Nicholas Negroponte http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicholas_Negroponte&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFQ63CsnSziTmanrMYHTfuu29AGPQ CRN http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.crn.com/white-box/212701256&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGXzoMjig5Pe0TbWXzGeoLWZoMQAw Jan 7, 2009 30026 38819 downsize The security situation is extremely fragile. And if we were to downsize dramatically there would be a vacuum that would be immediately backfilled by the same people that were there when we got started," said Annabi, sitting in his office in the...
  • Jay Nixon in Kansas City Star
    Gov. Jay Nixon says preliminary revenue figures from February make it clear that officials "will need to downsize the scope of state government."

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