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down·scale

 (doun′skāl′)
adj.
Of, for, or relating to low-income consumers: mass-produced downscale versions of high-priced fashions.
tr. & intr.v. down·scaled, down·scal·ing, down·scales
To reduce in scale; scale down.
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downscale

adj
of or for the lower end of an economic or social scale; down-market
vb
(tr) to reduce the scale of
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down•scale

(ˈdaʊnˌskeɪl)

adj., v. -scaled, -scal•ing. adj.
1. located at or moving toward the lower end of a social or economic scale.
v.t.
3. to make less luxurious.
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downscale


Past participle: downscaled
Gerund: downscaling

Imperative
downscale
downscale
Present
I downscale
you downscale
he/she/it downscales
we downscale
you downscale
they downscale
Preterite
I downscaled
you downscaled
he/she/it downscaled
we downscaled
you downscaled
they downscaled
Present Continuous
I am downscaling
you are downscaling
he/she/it is downscaling
we are downscaling
you are downscaling
they are downscaling
Present Perfect
I have downscaled
you have downscaled
he/she/it has downscaled
we have downscaled
you have downscaled
they have downscaled
Past Continuous
I was downscaling
you were downscaling
he/she/it was downscaling
we were downscaling
you were downscaling
they were downscaling
Past Perfect
I had downscaled
you had downscaled
he/she/it had downscaled
we had downscaled
you had downscaled
they had downscaled
Future
I will downscale
you will downscale
he/she/it will downscale
we will downscale
you will downscale
they will downscale
Future Perfect
I will have downscaled
you will have downscaled
he/she/it will have downscaled
we will have downscaled
you will have downscaled
they will have downscaled
Future Continuous
I will be downscaling
you will be downscaling
he/she/it will be downscaling
we will be downscaling
you will be downscaling
they will be downscaling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been downscaling
you have been downscaling
he/she/it has been downscaling
we have been downscaling
you have been downscaling
they have been downscaling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been downscaling
you will have been downscaling
he/she/it will have been downscaling
we will have been downscaling
you will have been downscaling
they will have been downscaling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been downscaling
you had been downscaling
he/she/it had been downscaling
we had been downscaling
you had been downscaling
they had been downscaling
Conditional
I would downscale
you would downscale
he/she/it would downscale
we would downscale
you would downscale
they would downscale
Past Conditional
I would have downscaled
you would have downscaled
he/she/it would have downscaled
we would have downscaled
you would have downscaled
they would have downscaled
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.downscale - intended for people with low incomes; "mass-produced downscale versions of high-priced fashions"
downmarket - designed for low-income consumers
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