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addaword.gifdefinition of downsizer

somebody who tries to sell their property and buy something smaller
the credit crunch means that would-be downsizers are having problems selling and moving
Submitted by: Kati from Netherlands on 15/04/2009 11:19:00
Definition of downsizer from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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