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downshiftverb [I]

uk   /ˈdaʊn.ʃɪft/  us   /ˈdaʊn.ʃɪft/
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downshiftverb [I]

uk   us   /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]
The downshift is reflected in the Labor Department's national data.
downshifter
noun [C]
She fits the mould of a downshifter who has chosen to simplify her life by changing her job.
(Definition of downshift from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “downshift”
in Chinese (Simplified) 生活方式, 舍弃高薪职位换工作…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生活方式, 捨棄高薪職位換工作…
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