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relegate
American English: /ˈrɛləˌɡeɪt/
British English: /ˈrɛlɪɡeɪt/

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (consign, demote)to relegate something/somebody to something
    relegar algo/a alguien 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) (Sport) (usually passive) the team was relegated to the third division
    el equipo descendió or bajó a tercera división

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