Translation of downgrade in Spanish:

downgrade

bajar de categoría, v.

Pronunciation: /ˈdaʊnɡreɪd//ˈdaʊnɡreɪd/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (demote)
    (employee/hotel) bajar de categoría
    • Moments ago, in fact, we just told you it was downgraded to a tropical storm.
    • By upgrading the importance of other factors he downgraded the importance of economic growth in the development process.
    • Over the course of development, that number was downgraded to roughly 1,300 spots.
    • Fears are growing in Limerick this week that cancer services at the Regional Hospital could be downgraded.
    • Five years ago Selby police station's cells were downgraded due to cutbacks, and prisoners could only spend six hours there.
    • Campaigners fighting to maintain services at the hospital took this as a sign the hospital would not be downgraded.
    • Having downgraded the news section two years ago, he now feels that ‘frankly there should be more news’.
    • Their concern is that the quality of service will be downgraded if the proposals are implemented.
    • But the report has stopped short of recommending which hospitals will be downgraded.
    • Although the weather system was downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm as it passed over land it brought more than a foot of rain to some areas.
    • In my life on the internet I had just downgraded the firewall from a minor nuisance to virtual non-existent.
    • After downgrading its own forecasts, profits are expected to fall in 2001.
    • Even when cannabis is downgraded from a Class B to a Class C drug next year, her relative could still face charges for buying the drug.
    • Boots' shares were downgraded by British analysts following disappointing second quarter results last week.
    • However, under this legislation we have downgraded safety to the same level as sustainability.
    • Apart from the ease of apparently authentic numbering, holograms have been globally downgraded as a protection.
    • Evacuees were not paying council tax and some bandings had been downgraded, reducing the amount of rates collected.
    • It would also make investment less viable, a beautiful place would be downgraded and there would be health risks.
    • Its British broker, downgraded their rating on the company to neutral from buy yesterday morning.
    • They downgraded the match from an international to a challenge.
  • 2

    (reduce)
    reducir
    we must not downgrade the importance of his contribution no debemos restar importancia a su aportación

noun

US

  • 1

    bajada feminine
    a downgrade of 1 in 40 una pendiente del 2,5%
    • to be on the downgrade ir de mal en peor