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down·grade / ˈdounˌgrād/ • v. [tr.] (usu. be downgraded) reduce to a lower grade, rank, or level of importance: some jobs had gradually been downgraded from skilled to semiskilled. • n. 1. an instance of reducing someone or something's rank, status, or level of importance. 2. a downward gradient, typically on a railroad track or road. PHRASES: on the downgrade in decline: profits are on the downgrade.

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