Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of relegating; banishment: specifically a term in ancient Roman law, and also in ecclesiastical law, and in that of universities, especially in Germany. See relegate, 2.
- n. the act of being relegated
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of relegating, or the state of being relegated; removal; banishment; exile.
- n. the act of assigning (someone or something) to a particular class or category
- n. mild banishment; consignment to an inferior position
- n. authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions
“Kean flew to India this week to meet Blackburn's owners but insists the word 'relegation' was never mentioned - only plans for the future in the top flight”
“Lawyers are close to signing off the deal that could help turn Nottingham into a Championship force – and turn relegation from the Premiership into an issue once more.”
“Then, in the match against Sussex at Hove, where Yorkshire were fighting against relegation from the first division, he scored a career best 111 before taking 7-136 in the Sussex second innings.”
“If Slovenia (two points in relegation play) wins, it stays and host Austria (one point) and Germany (three) drop to the B Pool.”
“Marcel Goc and Jochen Hecht each had two goals Monday, leading Germany past Slovenia 9-1 in relegation-round play.”
“The Americans, behind twins Bob and Mike Bryan, won doubles Saturday for a 2-1 lead and were trying to avoid relegation from the World Group for the first time in 17 years.”
“Sweden beat Ukraine 4-0 and Switzerland downed Austria 6-2 in relegation play to earn spots for the next championship.”
“Promotion and relegation is usually in effect, though it may be determined by a complicated formula taking a team's last few seasons into account.”
“The rise and fall of Fulham, Europe's first full-time professional women's team, has been completed with relegation from the Southern Division to the South East Combination, the level from which 10 years ago they began their ascent to the top of the Premier League.”
“Carle, who is a long shot for 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa selection for the Socceroos, has not been playing regularly for Crystal Palace and the club is also involved in a dogfight to avoid relegation from the English Championship.”
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