[ US /dɪˈmoʊt/ ]
[ UK /dɪmˈə‍ʊt/ ]
  1. assign to a lower position; reduce in rank
    He was broken down to Sergeant
    She was demoted because she always speaks up
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How To Use demote In A Sentence

  • She was demoted and given a warning. Times, Sunday Times
  • She was demoted and given a warning. Times, Sunday Times
  • He demoted her to lavatory attendant. A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945
  • He was demoted from the rank of general as a punishment.
  • Correct, the guy who works at GM does not get demoted OR get fired, just pays fines and costs and goes on with his life, oh ya that same GM guy does not get his name splattered across this rag either. "my 2 cent wrote on Jul 9, 2009 8: 10 AM: in response to the above post wrote on Jul 9, 2009 8: 12 AM: undefined
  • The aim of semantic processing is to demote word combinations that are not meaningful.
  • Dismiss, suspend, or demote all or any employees who participate in such strike or violation. 2.
  • During the live “Survivor: China” finale, Denise Martin said she had been demoted from a lunch lady to a janitor after competing on the reality series. “Survivor: China” Lunch Lady Denise Martin Donates $50,000 to Charity
  • “Survivor: China” contestant Denise Martin claimed on the reunion show that she was demoted from a lunch lady to a janitor because of her involvement on the reality series. Survivor China Lunch Lady Denise Martin on The Early Show
  • Based on the unappealable decision of the executive committee, partners can be fired, demoted (as in this case), or have their pay lowered.
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