relegate - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈreləɡeɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theyrelegate
he/she/itrelegates
present participlerelegating
past tenserelegated
past participlerelegated
  1. to move someone or something to a less important position
    relegate someone/something to something:

    They’ve relegated us to this dark little office.

derived word

relegation

 

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/ˌreləˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]