Translation of downgrade in Spanish:
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1.1 (demote) [employee/hotel] bajar de categoría 1.2 (reduce) reducir* we must not downgrade the importance of his contribution no debemos restar importancia a su aportaciónExample sentences
- By upgrading the importance of other factors he downgraded the importance of economic growth in the development process.
- Evacuees were not paying council tax and some bandings had been downgraded, reducing the amount of rates collected.
- However, under this legislation we have downgraded safety to the same level as sustainability.
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An estanco is an establishment selling tobacco, stamps, bus and subway passes and other products whose sale is restricted. Cigarettes etc are sold in bars and cafés but at higher prices. Estancos also sell stationery and sometimes newspapers.