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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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Summary: Tehran [Iran], Jun 16 (ANI): Iran on Saturday signalled that it might further scale back from its commitments under the nuclear deal unless other signatories show "positive signals".
The firm, which last month warned the plans to scale back its core construction arm would hit profit by between PS30m and PS40m, yesterday said its guidance for the rest of the year was unchanged.
Second, all mothers scale back their workweek by a few hours, but they still work full time.
The bank also said that it would scale back its operations in the volatile bond market in order to stabilise its revenues.
A group of 240 employees of AFS Corporate Member AMERICAN Cast Iron Pipe Company (Birmingham, Alabama) participated in Scale Back Give Back lost 750 pounds, and AMERICAN is donating a pound of food for every pound lost by participants to First Baptist Church of ACIPCO, which is across the street from the plant.
The bank will scale back other areas where the Management Board believes that Deutsche Bank no longer has a competitive advantage in the changed market environment.
Global banking group JPMorgan has joined peers Bank of America, Citigroup, and others in a pledge to scale back its direct financing of new coal mines and coal-fired power plants.
In this week's edition of the Trib+Health newsletter: In Dallas and elsewhere, insurers scale back provider networks, a new study looks at the prevalence of self-induced abortion in the state and an interview with Kirk A.
POLICE have announced they will "scale back" a search operation to find father-of-two Ben Caplan, who was reported missing on December 8.
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.