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relegation (n.)

"act of relegating, banishment," 1580s, from Latin relegationem (nominative relegatio) "a sending away, exiling, banishing," a specific term in ancient Roman law and later ecclesiastical law, noun of action from past-participle stem of relegare "remove, dismiss, banish, send away, schedule, put aside" (see relegate).

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Definitions of relegation from WordNet

relegation (n.)
the act of assigning (someone or something) to a particular class or category;
relegation (n.)
authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions;
Synonyms: delegating / delegation / relegating / deputation
relegation (n.)
mild banishment; consignment to an inferior position;
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