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  • noun Plural form of downsizing, present participle of downsize.

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Examples

  • Nevertheless, after a 40-year business career that included numerous restructurings, cost-management programs and "downsizings," I've learned that it's not always enough just to cut costs.

    Don't Just Cut Government, Reinvent It

  • Ironically, the one who set up the room was laid off in late 2003 in one of the company's endless "downsizings," but he was quickly replaced by another.

    Wired Magazine Takes On "The Man"

  • Ironically, the one who set up the room was laid off in late 2003 in one of the company's endless "downsizings," but he was quickly replaced by another.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • Indeed, "downsizings" have prompted many firms to induce or force workers to retire earlier.

    Getting Serious

  • Although no one goes to the torture chambers or gets disappeared, tens of thousands of lives are ruined in the major 'downsizings' and the total destruction of economic stability for families runs to the hundreds of thousands.

    Disaster Capitalism and its Shock Doctrine-- making Nazism seem tame

  • Although no one goes to the torture chambers or gets disappeared, tens of thousands of lives are ruined in the major 'downsizings' and the total destruction of economic stability for families runs to the hundreds of thousands.

    Disaster Capitalism and its Shock Doctrine-- making Nazism seem tame

  • Ironically, the one who set up the room was laid off in late 2003 in one of the company's endless "downsizings," but he was quickly replaced by another.

    Whistle-Blower's Evidence, Uncut

  • Ironically, the one who set up the room was laid off in late 2003 in one of the company's endless "downsizings," but he was quickly replaced by another.

    AT

  • In some individual weeks over 100,000 American were put out of work by "downsizings" at these firms.

    24/7 Wall St.

  • The untitled workplace comedy will center on a relationship-challenged woman who guides people through unexpected career transitions and downsizings with the help of her co-workers.

    NBC Picks Up Comedy Pilot from Old Christine Creator

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