Translation of demotion in Spanish:
noununcountable and countable
- 1.1 (in organization)descenso (masculine) de categoría(Military)Example sentences1.2 (reduction in importance)
- This weekend he was adamant that there was no rift with his former master, but was mystified about his demotion to the ranks.
- His sentence by a special court-martial judge includes discharge for bad conduct and demotion to the lowest rank of private.
- The two men also would face non-judicial punishments, which could include a loss of pay or demotion in rank.
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