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  • v  refer to another person for decision or judgment
    She likes to relegate difficult questions to her colleagues
  • v  assign to a lower position; reduce in rank
  • v  expel, as if by official decree
  • v  assign to a class or kind
    People argue about how to relegate certain mushrooms

  • The women agitators who had taken to the street were protesting that the menfolk of the country tended to relegate women to the class of chattel.
  • BOB GRAHAM Dean swiped the Florida Senator's best issue, his opposition to the war, and this helped relegate him to the second tier.
  • There is some irony in the fact that this last-ditch effort to float his bid for mainstream credibility provided the very ammunition used by his critics to relegate him permanently .

  • Eric Balfour in StarPhoenix
    When you're telling tales that deal with the supernatural, it's very easy in an urban metropolis to relegate them to some kind of logical explanation,says Eric Balfour, who stars as Haven's resident bad-boy Duke Crocker. "What makes small...
  • Harry Collins in ic Wales
    Professor Collins said: "Hawk-Eye is the most well-known of the commercial systems and is currently being used to make decisions in major tennis competitions such as Wimbledon." "Technology such as Hawk-Eye is meant to relegate line-call...
  • Morgan Freeman in OpEdNews
    In an interview on CBS' "60 Minutes" Freeman said: "You're going to relegate my history to a month? :... I don't want a black history month. ...... Black history is American history."

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