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English definition of “demote”

demote

verb
 
 
/dɪˈməʊt/
be demoted to be moved to a less important job or position, especially as a punishmentPromoting, demoting and transferring staff
demotion
 
 
/dɪˈməʊʃən/ noun [C, U]
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