transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1.1 (consign, demote) to relegate sth/sb
tosth relegar* algo/a algn aalgoMore example sentences
More example sentences1.2 (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
- 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.
- 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.
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