Translation of downgrade in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈdaʊngreɪd/

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 aportación
    More example 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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