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rightsize

rightsize

verb right·size \ˈrīt-ˌsīz\

: to make a company smaller and more efficient by reducing the number of workers

Full Definition of RIGHTSIZE

transitive verb
:  to reduce (as a workforce) to an optimal size
intransitive verb
:  to undergo a reduction to an optimal size

Examples of RIGHTSIZE

  1. The company plans to rightsize.

First Known Use of RIGHTSIZE

1989

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