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synonyms for demotion

  • degradation
  • lowering
  • reduction
  • downgrading
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If your site is an authority in your vertical and you saw declines with this update, what may have happened is not that you were demoted, but rather, Google was able to find value in some of your less authoritative competitors.
SOME EARLY OBSERVATIONS ON THE GOOGLE DECEMBER CORE UPDATEMARIE HAYNESDECEMBER 24, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
This site was absolutely decimated with the June 2019 core update that demoted many alternative medicine sites.
SOME EARLY OBSERVATIONS ON THE GOOGLE DECEMBER CORE UPDATEMARIE HAYNESDECEMBER 24, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
Google will undoubtedly take notice, and your site could be demoted.
FIVE QUICK SEO WINS TO GIVE YOUR WEBSITE A BOOST IN SEARCHANTHONY GAENZLENOVEMBER 23, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
That would be a promotion for Haskins, who after passing for 314 yards and running for a score in a 31-17 loss against the Baltimore Ravens’ stingy defense last month was demoted to third string and out of uniform.
ALEX SMITH GOT HIS SECOND CHANCE. NOW IT’S TIME TO GIVE DWAYNE HASKINS HIS.KEVIN BLACKISTONENOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
With Allen out, the veteran will start next week at the Detroit Lions, and Dwayne Haskins, the first-round pick who was demoted to third string, will be elevated to backup.
WASHINGTON LOSES KYLE ALLEN TO INJURY, AND ALEX SMITH’S COMEBACK BID VS. GIANTS FALLS SHORTNICKI JHABVALANOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He just felt that he was reasonably secure against promotion, and that he need not be afraid of "demotion."
JOHN WESLEY, JR.DAN B. BRUMMITT
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WORDS RELATED TO DEMOTION

  • anticlimax
  • blow
  • collapse
  • comeuppance
  • crash
  • cropper
  • decline
  • defeat
  • deflation
  • demotion
  • descent
  • disappointment
  • discomfiture
  • dive
  • down
  • downfall
  • failure
  • fall
  • flop
  • humiliation
  • pratfall
  • reverse
  • ruin
  • setback
  • undoing
  • wreck
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.