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upsize

[ uhp-sahyz ]
/ ˈʌpˌsaɪz /
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verb (used with or without object), up·sized, up·sizing.
to increase in size, as by hiring additional employees; expand: to upsize a business.
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Origin of upsize

First recorded in 1985–90
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British Dictionary definitions for upsize

upsize
/ (ˈʌpˌsaɪz) /

verb (tr)
to increase the operating costs of (a company) by increasing the number of people it employs
to increase the size of or produce a larger version of (something)

Word Origin for upsize

C20: modelled on downsize
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