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demote

  

      vb   tr   to lower in rank or position; relegate  
     (C19: from de- + (pro)mote)  
  demotion      n  
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demote

  
  
declass, degrade, disrate     (Naval)   downgrade, kick downstairs     (slang)   lower in rank, relegate  
  
Antonyms     
   advance, elevate, kick upstairs     (informal)   prefer, raise, upgrade  

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demo, démodé, deme, demivolte

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