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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Assign to a lower position.

Usage examples (33)
  • But these shifts were enough for the MSM to "demote" him in status.
  • But, in the meantime, as an editor for OEN I can say unequivocally that we do not "demote" articles.
  • And, I suppose if Rob wanted to he could offer us a "demote" button, but it simply does not exist here.
  • If KC signed Ingle Martin, can't we "demote" a Colin Allred, Mike Otto to the practice squad and not actually have to cut anyone? for more
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  • If you don't "denote" (to make something clear or precise) the results properly your boss may "demote" (to reduce someone's job status to a lower level) you.
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