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Definition of "demotion" [demotion]

  • An act of demoting; a lowering of rank or status (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "demotion" in a sentence
  • "She avoided the term 'demotion' and stopped just short of saying Mr. Bloy's appointment to cabinet was a mistake."
  • "No. 2 Georgia, after its demotion from the top spot in the polls, will look to make a statement against two-time defending Mid-American Conference champ Central Michigan."
  • "He didn't handle his demotion from the starting lineup well and ultimately allowed it to affect his play."