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American English: /diˈmoʊʃ(ə)n/
British English: /diːˈməʊʃn/

Translation of demotion in Spanish:


uncountable and countable
  • 1 (in organization)
    descenso (masculine) de categoría
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 (reduction in importance)
    relegamiento (masculine)
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