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down·scale / ˈdounˌskāl/ • v. [tr.] reduce in size, scale, or extent: he was unable to downscale his strongly unionized workforce. • adj. at the lower end of a scale, esp. a social scale; downmarket: these brands appeal to downscale shoppers who are looking for a low price.

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