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relegationnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌrel.ɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən/ UK
the ​act of ​moving a ​footballteam to a ​lower division: Southampton face relegation if they ​lose again. After ​losingtheir last three ​homegames, they are now ​facing a relegation battle.
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in Chinese (Simplified) (足球队的)降级…
in Chinese (Traditional) (足球隊的)降級…
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