Definition of 'demote'
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But all bets could be off for the gambling mogul if his team are demoted. The Sun (2011)She was demoted and given a warning. Times, Sunday Times (2014)How will that demoted club feel? Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is only the third time in English football history that a League club have been demoted. Times, Sunday Times (2009)These are the sights that haunt a team demoted to the Championship from the world's richest league. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Used Rarely. demote is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'demote'
British English: demote VERB
If someone demotes you, they give you a less important position than you already have, often as a punishment.
It's very difficult to demote somebody who has been standing in during maternity leave.
Definition of demote from the Collins English Dictionary
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