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reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of

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But Roque instead said Duterte would not extend his term and would step down after 2022.
He said that it was better for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to take the decision to step down on his own.
The Health Ministry's press office would only say that he will step down by the end of the day.
Former British prime ministerTony Blairwill step down as representative of the Quartet ofMiddle Eastpowerbrokers at the end of June, diplomatic sources said on Wednesday.
The surgeon probed over incentives given to doctors enlisting mesh patients has been asked to step down from leading a PS1.
they will kill me if I come down so I will not step down.
Joyce Thacker has been under pressure to step down since the publication of the Jay Report.
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He said it was the "right time to step down from the rigours" of hosting the live shows which have become Saturday night ratings winners.
Sir Bruce said: "After 10 wonderful years and 11 series, I believe it is now the right time to step down from the rigours of presenting the Strictly live shows.
Global Banking News-February 13, 2014--Cattaraugus County Bank chief to step down
Najaf / NINA /-- Friday sermon of Kufa Sheikh Zia Shawki ,urged Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to step down his post immediately, calling (the Shiite alliance) exclusively to nominate and chosing an alternative to al-Maliki.
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A BOA spokesman said: "Lord Moynihan has decided that he is going to step down as chairman of the BOA once a successor is elected to the position later this year.
Journalist Martin Chulov reports on Jordan's King Abdullah call for Syrian President Bashar Assad to step down, making him the first Arab ruler to issue such a call over the regime's deadly crackdown on an eight-month-old uprising.