demote

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

de- (down) +‎ promote (advance in rank/status (ending abstracted)) [1]

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Verb[edit]

demote (third-person singular simple present demotes, present participle demoting, simple past and past participle demoted)

  1. (transitive) To lower the rank or status of.
  2. (transitive) To relegate.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ demote” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2020.

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

dēmōte

  1. vocative masculine singular of dēmōtus