Translation of "downgrade" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

downgrade

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

(使)降级;(使)降职;贬低;轻视
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)