Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of downlist.
  • adjective moved further down a list, or given the status of something further down a list

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Examples

  • The WWF, IUCN, Traffic and CITES 'secretariat, have all backed the Southern African nations' proposals to have their populations of elephant "downlisted" from CITES 'appendix one, reserved for animals closed to extinction and which bans trade in the species, to appendix two, which permits closely monitored and regulated trade.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Ocean be "downlisted" from CITES 'appendix one category for

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In May it was announced that the humpback whale population has climbed from 1,500 to 20,000 individuals, resulting in it being "downlisted" from vulnerable to least concern, according to the IUCN's Red List.

    Mongabay.com News

  • In May it was announced that the humpback whale population has climbed from 1,500 to 20,000 individuals, resulting in it being "downlisted" from vulnerable to least concern, according to the IUCN's Red List.

    Mongabay.com News

  • There is no substantive difference between, "Technorati just downlisted a few blogs," and "Jason down the street just downlisted a few blogs."

    Are the Days of Independent Political Bloggers Numbered? Digby and Atrios Chime In

  • Let's face it -- the American middle class, endangered species that it is, has been downlisted -- i.e., the government no longer believes it's obligated to protect it.

    Ross M. Levine: Middle Class? You've Been Downlisted by the GOP

  • Because of several successful transplants, in 1978 the greenback cutthroat trout was downlisted from endangered to threatened.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • Because of several successful transplants, in 1978 the greenback cutthroat trout was downlisted from endangered to threatened.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • Because of several successful transplants, in 1978 the greenback cutthroat trout was downlisted from endangered to threatened.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • Because of several successful transplants, in 1978 the greenback cutthroat trout was downlisted from endangered to threatened.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

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