Relegation - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌrelɪˈɡeɪʃən|  American pronunciation of the word relegation
Brit.  |ˌrelɪˈɡeɪʃən|  British pronunciation of the word relegation

noun

- authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions (syn: delegating, delegation, deputation, relegating)
- the act of assigning (someone or something) to a particular class or category
- mild banishment; consignment to an inferior position

Examples

The bill has been relegated to committee for discussion.

...courtiers and generals who incurred the emperor's disfavor were soon relegated to the farther reaches of the empire...

We are out of the relegation zone now.

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