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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