Translation of downsize in Spanish:


reducir el tamaño de, v.

Pronunciation /ˈdaʊnˌsaɪz/ /ˈdaʊnsʌɪz/

See Spanish definition of recortar

transitive verb

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    (design) reducir el tamaño de
    (dimensions) reducir
    • Also unlike a hybrid, this system would bring back the bank of batteries used in EVs, but greatly downsize it to reduce cost and weight and increase usable packaging space.
    • ‘We downsized our house and trimmed our needs so we don't need the higher income at all, ‘she says.’
    • Following rivals P&G and Colgate-Palmolive, which downsized some powder detergent brands last year, Unilever will scale down its Wisk and powder starting in July.
    • This approach will make it possible to reduce the overall consumption of missiles during firing, downsize the impact zone and give a chance to use more efficiently the zone's depth.
    • Saw a preview for the Lone Gunman that made me wince, hard; perhaps I had better start downsizing my expectations there as well.
    • I downsized it and cropped it slightly to create desktops for both macs (including a tibook size) and PCs here.
    • I've downsized my office furniture, even though the desk makes me feel smaller.
    • The moving specialists' first task is to help the seniors downsize their belongings so they can fit into, say, a retirement-center efficiency or a one-bedroom apartment.
    • Company car drivers are beginning to downsize their cars to reduce Benefit-in-Kind liability, according to Lex Vehicle Leasing.
    • An option being seriously considered by most vehicle manufacturers is downsizing the engine as that offers significant advantages with respect to fuel consumption and emissions.
    • The cost savings associated with downsizing the chilled water plant capacity was amplified because the emergency generators were likewise reduced in capacity.
    • And if that is true then why not admit that Botoxing a wrinkled brow or downsizing a large nose, while cosmetic, may be reasonable choices for some to make as well.
    • OEMs have the option of downsizing their current starter motors, or using a more frequent stop/start schedule with their current designs.
    • So taking equity out of the house when you retire and downsizing your lifestyle is a problem.
    • But one big vendor, GE Capital, is downsizing its wager by taking back some of the planes it has leased to both carriers.
    • You also get some benefit from downsizing the engine and making it a little more efficient, but you lose towing capacity.
    • If you're downsizing the time you'll be together, you all better schedule a restructuring meeting.
    • In Louisiana, coastal land loss is literally downsizing the state's coast.
    • These days, most Internet start-ups are hoarding their cash and downsizing their dreams.
    • It implies that flexibility is much more important than downsizing expectations.
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    (staff/head-count) recortar
    (staff/head-count) reducir
    • The draft of the Executive Yuan Organization Act would downsize the Cabinet from the current 35 administrative entities to 23, plus four independent institutions.
    • The following morning, ScottishPower announced a £60m restructuring to downsize the company after the sale of PacifiCorp, including the board reshuffle.
    • The major point in the contract is that the employees who will be downsized three years before their retirement age will receive a 9-wage severance package.
    • This came about following a decision by the company to downsize the Carlow plant as one of its product lines was being moved to China.
    • When Standard Chartered Nakathorn Bank wanted to downsize its 68-branch Bangkok network last year, it looked to the sky for clues about which offices to shutter.
    • As part of the restructure, Southcorp is downsizing its Hunter Valley operations, including the closure of a Rosemount bottling plant at Denman.
    • I got a degree in networking from NYU and worked at a French bank in mid-town until 2001 when they downsized their IT department.
    • However, the sales and marketing director was unequivocal in saying that there were no plans to downsize the Wiltshire operation.
    • It is also necessary to downsize the Central and State Governments.
    • The three counties regiment is one of those under threat as a result of continuing defence cuts and plans to downsize the Army.
    • After being downsized from her last corporate job, she decided to become her own boss.
    • After two days of staff meetings, the Government Reform Committee finished its preliminary blueprint for downsizing the Cabinet.
    • They were expressing their concern at the company's announcement that Dundalk Packaging is to close and Dundalk Brewery will be downsized.
    • We might have to trim and downsize our ministry.
    • The high level of automation of missile preparation and launches helped rationalize alert duty missions and downsize alert crews.
    • Given the growing number of failing establishments that were downsizing their labor forces, the timing was not right to shove a wage increase (even if a small one) down the throat of business.
    • He was telling me how his employer was sending around a survey to find out what tasks people were spending time on at work, all for the purpose of efficiency and downsizing the workforce.
    • Most of them are downsizing the workforce, sending our jobs abroad, reducing work here to temporary and part-time status and holding wages down.
    • But I guess it's not so different from a CEO downsizing the auditing department.
    • In March 2004, the company announced plans to refit 50 stores and downsize its Big W chain to increase profits.

intransitive verb

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    hacer recortes del personal
    hacer recortes en la planilla
    hacer recortes en la plantilla Spain