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English definition of “slim”
/slɪm/ verb [I or T] (-mm-) (also slim (sth) down)
› to reduce the number of people who work in a company or organization, often so that it operates more effectively: Margins are to be widened and central expenses slimmed down. The government developed a public works program as one way of slimming the 12% jobless rate.slim (down) to sth Having slimmed down to around 1400 staff, the company is now recruiting again. slimming noun [U] › Investors applauded the government's 10% slimming of budget spending.