hollow out - definition and synonyms

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    to remove a large number of jobs from an organization or economy in order to save money

    Globalisationcombined with the info-tech revolutionexerts a downward pressure on incomes, “hollowing out” middle income jobs and making it harder to climb out of low pay.

    Britain is in danger of being left with hollowed-out armed forces, the UK's top military officer has warned.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 27/10/2014