relegate

relegate
'reliɡeit
verb
(to put down to a lower grade, position etc: The local football team has been relegated to the Second Division.) relegar
relegate
tr['relɪgeɪt]
transitive verb
1 relegar
\
SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to be relegated SMALLSPORT/SMALL descender
relegate ['rɛlə.geɪt] vt, -gated ; -gating : relegar
relegate
v.
relegar v.
'reləgeɪt, 'relɪgeɪt
transitive verb
a) (consign, demote)

to relegate something/somebody TO something — relegar* algo/a alguien a algo

b) (BrE Sport) (usu pass)

the team was relegated to the third division — el equipo descendió or bajó a tercera división

['relɪɡeɪt]
VT
1) (=demote) [+ person, old furniture] relegar

the news had been relegated to the inside pages — la noticia había sido relegada a las páginas interiores

2) (Brit)
(Sport) [+ team]

they were relegated to the second division — bajaron or descendieron a segunda división

* * *
['reləgeɪt, 'relɪgeɪt]
transitive verb
a) (consign, demote)

to relegate something/somebody TO something — relegar* algo/a alguien a algo

b) (BrE Sport) (usu pass)

the team was relegated to the third division — el equipo descendió or bajó a tercera división


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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