There are 2 translations of downshift in Spanish:

downshift1

Pronunciation: /ˈdaʊnʃɪft/

n

(AmE)
  • 1 (change to lower gear) cambio (m) a una velocidad inferior
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    • Like the V8 it mates to a five-speed automatic with adaptive shift control and a manual mode that matches engine revs on downshifts.
    • Best of all, the engine revs joyously through downshifts, providing a great exhaust note while telling the world this isn't your average TT.
    • Unlike traditional transmissions, the 7-speed will skip up to three gear ratios if necessary during downshifts, providing quick, smooth acceleration.
  • 2 (reduction in tempo) ralentización (f)
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    • But these downshifts do not bring you any closer to full-time Downers because they are voluntary moves that form a legitimate part of a self-chosen life project.
    • This goes back to careful thought around the future and what you hope to attain through the downshift.

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adj
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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of downshift in Spanish:

downshift2

vi

(AmE)
  • 1 (change to lower gear) cambiar a una velocidad inferior
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    • In automatic mode it will sense via accelerometers when to retain a low gear and when to downshift.
    • You're going to brake for Turn 10 just as the pavement changes (from asphalt to concrete at the start of the corner) and then downshift to second gear from fourth.
    • It also works for travelling down grades, holding a gear and/or downshifting when the brake is tapped.
  • 2 (slow down) ralentizar*
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    • On the whole, people go on holiday to downshift, to go back a few centuries and to get away from commerce and industry.
    • Everyone has to add value, to move, to upsize or downshift.
    • In China, virtually everything will turn on the ability of the central leadership to downshift the economy without stalling it, " he said.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.