Definition of Demotion

1. Noun. Act of lowering in rank or position.

Generic synonyms: Change
Derivative terms: Demote
Antonyms: Promotion



Definition of Demotion

1. Noun. an act of demoting; a lowering of rank or status ¹

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Definition of Demotion

1. the act of demoting [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Demotion

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demotic
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demoticists
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demotion (current term)
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demounted

Literary usage of Demotion

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1. The Federal Service by Lewis Mayers (1922)
"Liability to demotion and Dismissal as a Means of Promoting Individual Efficiency.—From the negative side the most important means for insuring individual ..."

2. The Military Commander & the Law edited by Richard A. Gittins (1998)
"Prior to initiating a demotion action, airman ordinarily should be given the ... demotion and Appellate Authorities. The demotion authority is the group ..."

3. A History of English Gardening, Chronological, Biographical, Literary, and by George William Johnson (1829)
"... «d demotion, of correct UU «^ .« h» knote, the coping flower, near the edge end ge.ne»^!,. ... demotion ..."

4. The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Prose and Verse by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1853)
"Their words of honor they must give, their oath«, Give them in writing to me, promising demotion to my service unconditional. ..."

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