Definition of 'streamline'

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Example sentences containing 'streamline'

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We could ditch the bureaucracy and streamline business to make it more competitive. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This tool alone is not enough to streamline the induction process. Times, Sunday Times (2010)My boss has called in consultants to streamline the company. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The plan is to streamline the system for both the consumer and providers. McKenzie, James F. & Pinger, Robert R. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)The current planning system has been a significant barrier so moves to streamline the process are welcome. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It said that the move followed plans to streamline its group and wholesale operations. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That difficulty is planning delays and he is calling for government to streamline the process. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He recently began seeking proposals for streamlining the process. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And streamlining production processes could produce huge cost savings. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They are protesting against government plans to streamline the bureaucracy by not replacing one in three retiring civil servants. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The busier the brocade, the less it will streamline your body shape. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The restructuring programme aims to reduce costs and streamline operations while focusing more on digital products and services to counteract declining textbook sales. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Other companies in the league table have harnessed web-based technologies to streamline business operations. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yet the act's measures to streamline planning will help. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Conservative plan involves streamlining planning policies to free up brownfield sites for residential building. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Instead, modernise and streamline the planning system and build more homes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Sources say there is agreement on streamlining the group, which has two chairmen and two chief executives. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This early intervention can streamline service delivery across different tiers of local government and the voluntary sector and provide an improved outcome for the citizen. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They are streamlining their operations, cutting costs and the resulting extra profits are flowing through to the bottom line. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The airline is trying to cut costs and reduced its headcount by 2,500 last year as it streamlined its management operations. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She streamlined the group into an education, book publishing and news media company while maintaining a strong rise in its share price. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The group has also been reviewing its brewing and pub businesses to cut costs, streamline operations and improve the distribution of its beers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I think its main weakness is its complexity - it needs streamlining and simplifying. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A takeover could bring further job cuts on top of the 32,000 that are being planned as part of a streamlining of the group. Times, Sunday Times (2006)

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Used Occasionally. streamline is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'streamline'

British English: streamline VERB
To streamline an organization or process means to make it more efficient by removing unnecessary parts of it.
They're making efforts to streamline their normally cumbersome bureaucracy.


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