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slim

verb [I or T]
 
 
/slɪm/ (-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]
Translations of “slim”
in Korean 살을 빼다…
in Arabic يأكل لِتَخسيس الوَزْن…
in Portuguese emagrecer…
in Catalan estar a règim…
in Japanese (減食などで)やせる, 細くなる…
in Italian dimagrire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 減肥,瘦身…
in Russian сидеть на диете…
in Turkish zayıflamak, kilo vermek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 减肥,瘦身…
in Polish odchudzać się…
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