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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 (one) from (something) to (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 project manager to a lower position.
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demote (one) to (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 to a lower position.
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demote (one) to (something) 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 to a lower position from project 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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The district court found that GSK did not violate FMLA in demoting Schaaf, and the 11th Circuit agreed.
Summary: Alistair Darling has admitted he threatened to walk out of the Government last year when Gordon Brown was thinking of demoting him.
"I do not see why that we as a board are shocked that this is what he was doing," said Rosenberg, who voted against demoting Remington.
Another contentious decision made by the Lingfield stewards, that of demoting Double Crossed in the Oaks Trial, was also overturned by the Disciplinary Committee, but Wallace said: "I have every confidence in the Lingfield panel."
DeMoura said the reorganization will save about $250,000 by demoting six superior officers, who will see significant pay cuts.
He completed his changes by poaching one of Gordon Brown's favourite proteges and demoting another.