- demotion 1901, agent noun from DEMOTE (Cf. demote) (q.v.).
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demotion — index degradation, ignominy, removal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
demotion — demote de‧mote [dɪˈməʊt ǁ ˈmoʊt] verb [transitive] HUMAN RESOURCES to give someone a job with a lower rank or position than they had before: • Constructive dismissal can include demoting you or reducing your salary. demote somebody to something • … Financial and business terms
Demotion — A demotion is a reduction in an employee s rank or job title within the organizational hierarchy of a company, public service department, or other body. A demotion may also lead to the loss of other privileges associated with a more senior rank… … Wikipedia
demotion — demote ► VERB ▪ reduce to a lower rank or less senior position. DERIVATIVES demotion noun. ORIGIN from DE (Cf. ↑de ) + a shortened form of PROMOTE(Cf. ↑promote) … English terms dictionary
demotion — noun see demote … New Collegiate Dictionary
demotion — See demote. * * * … Universalium
demotion — noun an act of demoting; a lowering of rank or status Ant: promotion … Wiktionary
demotion — Synonyms and related words: banishment, blackballing, comedown, concavity, de escalation, debasement, decadence, decadency, declension, declination, decline, deformation, defrocking, degeneracy, degenerateness, degeneration, degradation,… … Moby Thesaurus
demotion — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The act or an instance of demoting: degradation, reduction. See RISE … English dictionary for students
demotion — deÂ·moÂ·tion || â€šdiË mÉ™ÊŠÊƒn n. reduction to a lower rank or position … English contemporary dictionary