relegate

relegate
transitive verb
1)

relegate somebody to the position or status of ... — jemanden zu ... degradieren

2) (Sport) absteigen lassen

be relegated — absteigen (to in + Akk.)

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['reliɡeit]
verb
(to put down to a lower grade, position etc: The local football team has been relegated to the Second Division.) absteigen
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rel·egate
[ˈrelɪgeɪt, AM -lə-]
vt usu passive
1. (lower in status)
to \relegate sb/sth to sth jdn/etw auf etw akk verweisen
the story was \relegated to the middle pages of the paper die Story wurde in den Mittelteil der Zeitung verschoben
to \relegate sb out of sth jdn aus etw dat verbannen geh
to \relegate sb to the background jdn in den Hintergrund drängen
to \relegate sb to a secondary role jdn in eine untergeordnete Position abdrängen
2. BRIT SPORT
to \relegate a team eine Mannschaft absteigen lassen
to be \relegated from a higher to a lower division aus einer höheren Liga in eine niedrigere absteigen
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['relIgeɪt]
vt
1) (lit, fig: downgrade) degradieren; (SPORT) team absteigen lassen (to in +acc); old toys, furniture verbannen (to in +acc)

to be relegated (Sport) — absteigen

relegated to second place (fig)an zweite Stelle abgeschoben or verbannt

2) (= hand over) matter, question weiterleiten (to an +acc)
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relegate [ˈrelıɡeıt] v/t
1. relegieren, verbannen (beide:
out of aus)
2. verweisen, verbannen (beide:
to in akk):
relegate details to the footnotes
3. (to) verweisen (in akk), zuschreiben (dat):
relegate to the sphere of legend (realm of superstition) in das Reich der Fabel (Reich des Aberglaubens) verweisen
4. verweisen, degradieren:
he was relegated to fourth place SPORT er wurde auf den vierten Platz verwiesen;
the club was relegated SPORT der Verein musste absteigen oder stieg ab (to in akk)
5. etwas (zur Entscheidung) überweisen (to an akk)
6. jemanden verweisen (to an akk)
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transitive verb
1)

relegate somebody to the position or status of ... — jemanden zu ... degradieren

2) (Sport) absteigen lassen

be relegated — absteigen (to in + Akk.)

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(out of) v.
relegieren v.
verbannen (aus) v.
zurück versetzen v. (to) v.
verweisen (in) ausdr.
zuschreiben v.

English-german dictionary. 2013.

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