Definition of scale something back in English:

scale something back

Reduce something in size, number, or extent, especially by a constant proportion across the board: in the short term, even scaling back defense costs money
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  • For example, the airline is developing a U.S. ad campaign that initially calls for TV buys, but cost might scale those plans back to radio and print.
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Pronunciation: ˌintərˈnesēn
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