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v. lower in rank or position
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A demotion is a compulsory reduction in an employee's rank or job title within the organizational hierarchy of a company, public service department, or other body. A demotion may also lead to the loss of other privileges associated with a more senior rank and/or a reduction in salary or benefits. An employee may be demoted for violating the rules of the organization by a behavior such as excessive , misconduct, or negligence. In some cases, though, an employee may be demoted as an alternative to being laid off, if the company is facing a financial crisis. A move to a position at the same rank or level elsewhere in the organization is called a lateral move or . A voluntary move to a lower level is also a deployment as it is not a compulsory reduction in level. Demotion is often misinterpreted simply as the opposite of a promotion, however it is only one means of undergoing a reduction in work level.
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1. assign to a lower position; reduce in rank; "She was demoted because she always speaks up"; "He was broken down to Sargeant"
(synonym) bump, relegate, break, kick downstairs
(antonym) promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate
(hypernym) delegate, designate, depute, assign
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v. degradovat; přeřadit na nižší pracovní pozici
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Czas. degradować; degradacja
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