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demotion

[ dih-moh-shuhn ]
/ dɪˈmoʊ ʃən /
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noun
the act or process of reducing to a lower grade, rank, class, or position, or the result of such a reduction:The committee is charged with hearing employee appeals and addressing complaints regarding suspension, demotion, layoff, or termination of employment.The company’s bad quarter resulted in a further demotion of their overall rating from C+ to C.
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