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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of relegating, or the state of being relegated; removal; banishment; exile.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the act of being relegated

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of assigning (someone or something) to a particular class or category
  • noun mild banishment; consignment to an inferior position
  • noun authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions

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