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Definition of "relegating" [relegating]

  • Present participle of relegate. (verb)

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Use "relegating" in a sentence
  • "And there are other scientists and philosophers of science – avowed non-creationists – who say the Extended Synthesis does not go far enough in relegating natural selection to a reduced role."
  • "Such internally driven choices become selection pressures, once again relegating natural selection to the back seat."
  • "At first it had been "the King and Queen," or "His Majesty and Hers"; but by Christmas -- five months after the wedding -- Darnley was known simply as "the Queen's husband," and in all documents the Queen's name now took precedence of his, whilst coins bearing their two heads, and the legend "Hen. et Maria," were called in and substituted by a new coinage relegating him to the second place."