scale back


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scale back

vb
(adverb) to reduce or make a reduction in the level of activity, extent, numbers, etc
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Global Banking News-October 27, 2015--Deutsche Bank could scale back Italian operations
As a result Gwent Police has taken the decision to scale back search efforts.
central bank will scale back its massive bond-buying program.
Summary: Brent oil futures fell towards $104 per barrel on Tuesday, on concerns that the US Federal Reserve might scale back its quantitative easing programme, which could damage fragile demand.
Delays in starting and agreeing a deal with the Government over how much money they will get back has forced the firm to scale back planned work.
Delays in starting and agreeing a deal with the Government over how much money it'll get back to help with the finances has forced the firm to scale back planned work.
The authority is to scale back production at the Shelforce factory in Erdington and could leave the firm with as few as 13 full time staff.
17 said it plans to scale back the amount of stops in Bermuda, citing reduced guest demand.
The jobs market is facing a "slow, painful contraction" as firms scale back on recruitment, according to a new report.
Individually, people can scale back a long way, depending on where they start, from eating out to eating in, from steak to hamburger, bologna to beans, three meals to two, to the food pantry, food stamps, the dumpster behind the supermarket.
Slovenia's biggest bank, is planning to scale back operations in a number of European countries, including Bulgaria, according to reports.
The scale back was necessary to ensure that Sumitomo does not acquire more than 20pc in aggregate of the issued shares in Nufarm in accordance with the terms of the offer.