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The popularity of demotion as a tag may be related to economic conditions. A demotion is a reduction in position or rank within an organization. It is the opposite of a promotion but is not a termination or firing.

For example, someone moved from manager of a business to assistant manager would be considered demoted.  Demotions can occur for a variety of reasons, from organizational downsizing to poor performance.

Demotion also can refer to situations in which sports teams are moved to a lower division or tier by their league, although that is more commonly referred to as relegation

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