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relegate

Pronunciation: /ˈreləgeɪt; ˈrelɪgeɪt/

Translation of relegate in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (consign, demote) to relegate sth/sb to sth relegar* algo/a algn a algo
    Example sentences
    • As a result, even a three-year-old boy becomes the legal chief of the family and his mother is relegated to an inferior social status.
    • Most of them were relegated to rear echelon positions or they were stewards on the boats or on the ships.
    • We feel that economic failure has created a situation where survival and law have been relegated to antagonistic positions.
    Example sentences
    • The new blueprint would also relegate two teams from Division 1.
    • They have already been relegated from division one of the league only winning one of their thirteen games.
    • A win in this match by either club will go a long way towards guaranteeing a place in the Premier Division next season as only one team will be relegated.
    1.2 (British English/inglés británico) [Sport/Deporte] (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva) the team was relegated to the third division el equipo descendió or bajó a tercera división

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