demotion


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de·mote

 (dĭ-mōt′)
tr.v. de·mot·ed, de·mot·ing, de·motes
To reduce in grade, rank, or status: was demoted from captain to lieutenant.


de·mo′tion n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.demotion - act of lowering in rank or position
change - the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"
promotion - act of raising in rank or position

demotion

noun
The act or an instance of demoting:
Translations
تَنْزيل رُتْبَه
degradace
degradering
lefokozás
stöîulækkun
degradácia
rütbesini indirme

demotion

[dɪˈməʊʃən] N (gen) → descenso m de categoría (Mil) → degradación f

demotion

[dɪˈməʊʃən] n
[officer, manager] → rétrogradation f
[team] → relégation f

demotion

n (Mil) → Degradierung f; (in business etc) → Zurückstufung f; (Sport) → Abstieg m

demotion

[dɪˈməʊʃn] ndegradazione f

demote

(diˈməut) verb
to reduce to a lower rank. He was demoted for misconduct.
deˈmotion noun
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CONNECTIONS have lodged an appeal over last weekend's controversial demotion at Arlington Park of Secret Gesture, who is likely to return to North America for her next race.
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and right Yorkston claimed he had only mentioned demotion as being the right thing to do in principle if any club went into liquidation.
Though, Deshmukh's reshuffle is being considered as demotion in political circles, he rejected such claims and expressed his happiness with the new responsibility that was entrusted on him.