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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyscale down
he/she/itscales down
present participlescaling down
past tensescaled down
past participlescaled down

or scale back

  1. to make something smaller in size, amount etc than it used to be
    The search operation has been scaled down.
    a scaled-down peacekeeping force
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red market

the buying and selling of human organs

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