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relegate is pronounced in three syllables
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An example use of relegate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… while a scarcity relegate people to …”
meanings of relegate
Assign (a thing) to an appropriate place or situation based on appraisal or classification.
Submit (something) to someone else for appropriate action thereby; compare delegate.
Banish from proximity to Rome for a set time; compare relegate.
Submit or refer (someone) to someone or something else for some reason or purpose.
(transitive) Refer or submit.
Refer (a point of contention) to an authority in deference to the judgment thereof.
Exile or banish to a particular place.
Remove (oneself) to a distance from something or somewhere.
Remove or send to a place far away.
(transitive, in extended use) Consign or assign.
Transfer (a sports team) to a lower-ranking league division.
Consign (a person or thing) to a place, position, or role of obscurity, insignificance, oblivion, or inferiority.
Exile, banish, remove, or send away.
A person who has been banished from proximity to Rome for a set time, but without losing his civil rights.
relegate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word relegate occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
topics relegate can be related to
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