reduce your commitments


reduce your commitments
   involuntarily to leave employment
   Not just paying off your debts or moving to a cheaper house:
    ... a former finance director of Mirror Group Newspapers facing charges of false accounting and conspiring with Robert and Kevin Maxwell, has reduced his commitments... (Daily Telegraph, 2 March 1995)

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