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Definition of "relegation" [rel•e•ga•tion]

  • The act of being relegated (noun)

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Use "relegation" in a sentence
  • "Kean flew to India this week to meet Blackburn's owners but insists the word 'relegation' was never mentioned - only plans for the future in the top flight"
  • "Lawyers are close to signing off the deal that could help turn Nottingham into a Championship force – and turn relegation from the Premiership into an issue once more."
  • "Then, in the match against Sussex at Hove, where Yorkshire were fighting against relegation from the first division, he scored a career best 111 before taking 7-136 in the Sussex second innings."