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to make or become slim, esp intentionally
to make (an organization) more efficient or (of an organization) to become more efficient, esp by cutting staff
an instance of an organization slimming down
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby slim down
slightly, Sligo, slily, slim, slim disease, slim down, slime, slime bacteria, slimeball, slime mold, slime mould
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How to use slim down in a sentence
Schools are more than happy to help players bulk up but nothing is done to help them slim down after the cleats get hung up.College Football Fattens Players Up and Then Abandons Them|Evin Demirel|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Oprah Winfrey landed the cover of Vogue in 1998, she was told by the editor to slim down first.The Fat Wars|Marisa Meltzer|May 19, 2009|DAILY BEAST