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—adj., v., -scaled, -scal•ing.
1. located at, moving toward, or of or for the middle or lower end of a social or economic scale: The discount store caters mainly to downscale customers.
2. plain, practical, or inexpensive; not luxurious: downscale clothing.
1. downsize (def. 1).
2. to make less luxurious or expensive.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.