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English definition of “streamline”

streamline

verb [I or T]     /ˈstriːmlaɪn/ MANAGEMENT
to make a business , process , activity , etc. simpler and more effective by reducing costs , the number of people involved in it, etc.: Around 1% of the global workforce are being laid off as the group attempts to streamline its business . Many governments have embraced outsourcing as a way to privatize , streamline, and lower costs .streamline operations/procedures/processes They are now under pressure to streamline operations after profits slumped by 45% last year .
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