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Princeton's WordNet

  1. demotionnoun

    act of lowering in rank or position

    Antonyms:
    promotion

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Editors Contribution

  1. loose rank

    my friend got demoted from leader to member.

    Submitted by acronimous on April 8, 2014  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "demotion":

    downgrading, relegation, degradation, downgrade

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How to use demotion in a sentence?

  1. Chuck Schumer:

    The big lie's consuming the GOP: House GOP's plotting the demotion of Rep. Cheney for the crime of repeating the truth—that Joe Biden is President, senate GOP seems content to allow the right to vote to be taken away.

  2. Neil Chatterjee:

    I knew when I embarked on this path that there could be blowback, i'm speculating, but if in fact this demotion is the result of blowback, I'm completely at peace with it. I did the right thing. I'm proud of it. I slept great last night.

  3. Chuck Schumer:

    Down the hall from us, House Republicans are plotting the demotion of a Republican member for the crime of repeating the truth: that Joe Biden is the president of the United States and that Donald Trump is lying. Liz Cheney spoke truth to power, and for that, she’s being fired.

  4. Chris Christie:

    I don't see it as a big blow at all, and I don't see it as a demotion. I see it as a transfer.

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