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demote

verb [T]  /dɪˈmoʊt/ us  
to lower someone in rank or position: The department is planning to demote some managers as a cost-saving measure.
demotion
noun [C/U]  /dɪˈmoʊ·ʃən/ us  
[U] He faces possible demotion.
Translations of “demote”
in Spanish degradar…
in French rétrograder…
in German degradieren…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使降職,使降級…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使降职,使降级…
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