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1(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.
2(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.
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