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English definition of “dumbsize”

dumbsize

verb [T] (also dumb-size)     /ˈdʌmsaɪz/ informal HR, MANAGEMENT
to reduce the number of people working in an organization so much that it can no longer operate effectively : The company has been dumbsized, and left with some of the wrong people trying to perform tasks they are not qualified to do. → Compare downsize
dumbsizing (also dumb-sizing) noun [U]
(Definition of dumbsize verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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