demote (one) from (something)

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demote (one) from (something)

To reassign one to a role or position with less authority or responsibility. I'm worried that if the boss finds out this blunder was my fault, she'll demote me from team manager.
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demote someone from something (to something)

 and demote someone (from something) to something
to lower someone's rank from one rank to another. The manager demoted Bill from cashier to clerk. The army demoted her from lieutenant to sergeant.
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Similarly, charges against District and Sessions Judges Sofia Waqar Khattak, Khursheed Iqbal and Muhammad Aamir Nazir were proven in the inquiry committee and they were demoted from their positions to additional district and sessions judges.
The National League held their AGM at Celtic Manor, Newport, this weekend and it has been confirmed that, after a season of turmoil off the pitch, Gateshead have lost their battle to retain their National League status and have been demoted from the fifth tier.
KARACHI -- Two officials of police's Counter-Terrorism Department were dismissed and demoted from their services on corruption charges on Friday.
In early January, two police officials - Pin Sopheak of the Anti-Economic Crimes Department and Srey Veasna of the Anti-Drug Department - were demoted from lieutenant to lieutenant colonel by National Police chief.
Police authorities took notice after a complaint was filed and Taj was suspended and demoted from his rank, SSP West said.
KARACHI -- Veteran all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has decided not to sign the central contract for the year 2018-19 after being demoted from category A to B on Monday.
'You won't be demoted from a head teacher to a classroom teacher, we have protected you from all that, just do your work, ' Dr Nzomo said.
Another demoted school principal, O.A., told Today's Zaman that he had been demoted from his position despite being a successful principal, adding that the Education Ministry has dealt a heavy blow to education by not implementing the high court's decision.
Ruiz was demoted from Captain III to Captain I, and then demoted to Lieutenant.
But Colin Graham was demoted from his role as minerals officer at East Ayrshire Council at a disciplinary hearing.
Senior North Korean military officer Hyon Yong Chol has been demoted from the rank of vice marshal to a four-star general, according to a report by the North's official Korean Central News Agency.
Martin was disciplined and demoted from sergeant to officer.
"Maybe five furlongs is a little bit on the short side for him now." Stablemate Naaqoos was demoted from third to sixth in the Poulains after causing interference.
Summary: An Army Reserve colonel demoted from brigadier general because of prisoner abuses at the Abu Ghraib facility in Iraq said Wednesday a new Senate report supports her contention that uniformed military people were made scapegoats for Bush administration policies.
"The downsizing of staffs targets only people who have no relative in the government senior positions," said Achinkoc Henry Deng, the news presenter for FM-98 Arabic, who was demoted from grade 8 to 10.