Translation of "downgrade" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˌdaʊnˈɡreɪd/ us

to reduce someone or something to a lower rank or position, or to cause something to be considered less important or valuable

bajar de categoría
My job’s been downgraded to that of ordinary editor.
We can’t let the management downgrade the importance of safety at work.
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noun uk /ˌdaʊnˈɡreɪd/ us

the process of downgrading

A credit rating downgrade would raise their cost of borrowing.

(Translation of “downgrade” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)