Translation of demote in Spanish:

demote

Pronunciation: /dɪˈməʊt; ˈdiːməʊt; diːˈməʊt/

vt

  • 1.1 (in organization) bajar de categoría; [Mil] degradar
    More example sentences
    • This must have been nearly as shocking as that dark day lost in history when she was demoted from her position as milk monitor at primary school.
    • Last year the team was demoted from senior ranks but are back up again.
    • I can't believe they're demoting her to a lower class soldier!
    1.2 (reduce importance of) to demote sth to sth rebajar or relegar* algo a algo

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