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downshift

verb [I]
 
 
/ˈdaʊnʃɪft/
to slow down or become less active: Corporate earnings expansion is expected to downshift in the coming months.
mainly UK HR, WORKPLACE to leave a well-paid but difficult job in order to do something that gives you more time and satisfaction but less money: The Government is also keen to encourage people over the age of 50 to downshift, working shorter hours and supplementing their earnings by drawing partial pensions.
downshift noun [S] downshifter noun [C]
Translations of “downshift”
in Chinese (Traditional) 生活方式, 捨棄高薪職位換工作…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生活方式, 舍弃高薪职位换工作…
(Definition of downshift from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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