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Present participle for to demote to a lower grade, rank, or level of importance
“She'd been nice enough to upgrade me from thug to psychologist, or downgrade me to lawyer, I couldn't tell which.”
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Present participle for to reduce the (perceived) value or price of
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“The article concluded by asking how I could have been so ignorant to downgrade the stock on the day Intel bought the company.”
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Present participle for to make, or attempt to make, something seem less important
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“MacFarlane did his best to duck the limelight and downgrade his role in the investigation.”
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Present participle for to disgrace or reduce the dignity of
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“Why should you downgrade yourself by living someone else's life?”
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Present participle for to belittle or express disapproval of
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“He is angry with Richelieu for his attempts to downgrade the importance of this judicial assembly.”
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Present participle for to lower in standing, or to bring dishonor or shame to
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Present participle for remove from office suddenly and forcefully
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Noun
A lowering of rank or status
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The act of abasing, humbling, or bringing low
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Freezing out
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A reduction in the value of an asset over time, due in particular to wear and tear
Adjective
Demeaning or characterized by humiliation
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