Translation of "downgrade" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /ˌdaʊnˈɡreɪd/

to reduce someone or something to a lower rank or position, or to make something less important or less valued

My job's been downgraded to that of ordinary editor. 我已经被降为普通编辑了。
We mustn't let management downgrade the importance of safety at work. 我们决不能允许管理层轻视安全生产问题。
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(Translation of “downgrade verb” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)