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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Act of lowering in rank or position.

Usage examples (34)
  • He didn't handle his demotion from the starting lineup well and ultimately allowed it to affect his play.
  • It might be, I guess, if the 'D' stood for "demotion" -- but it isn't, it's for "development,"
  • He believes his demotion was about his refusal to play during the strike that spring.
  • Walking away instead of accepting a demotion is the hardest thing he's ever had to do, for more
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