[ rahyt-sahyz ]
/ ˈraɪtˌsaɪz /
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verb (used with object), right·sized, right·siz·ing.
to adjust to an appropriate size: Layoffs will be necessary to rightsize our workforce.
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Origin of rightsize
First recorded in 1985–90
Words nearby rightsize
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How to use rightsize in a sentence
Yes, companies continue to restructure, revamp, and rightsize, often in very public ways.
British Dictionary definitions for rightsize
/ (ˈraɪtˌsaɪz) /
to restructure (an organization) to cut costs and improve effectiveness without ruthlessly downsizing
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