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The Synonym of - demotion (noun)

Word Example of - demotion

    Example Sentences for demotion

    He just felt that he was reasonably secure against promotion, and that he need not be afraid of "demotion."

Word Origin & History of - demotion

    Word Origin & History

    demote 1893, Amer.Eng. coinage from de- + (pro)mote. The original reference describes it as "used generally in that section of the country" (Iowa, U.S.A.), which implies an earlier date. Related: Demotion (1901).

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