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tr.v. right·sized, right·siz·ing, right·siz·es
To bring to an optimal number or size: a corporation that rightsized its operations in response to a decline in sales.
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(Commerce) to restructure (an organization) to cut costs and improve effectiveness without ruthlessly downsizing
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v.t. -sized, -siz•ing.
to adjust to an appropriate size: Layoffs will be necessary to rightsize our workforce.
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Past participle: rightsized
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