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Synonyms for downgrade

demote

Synonyms

Synonyms for downgrade

a sudden drop to a lower condition or status

to lower in rank or grade

to lower in character or quality

to become or make less in price or value

Antonyms for downgrade

the property possessed by a slope or surface that descends

Related Words

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Fitch considered three ways in which a Scottish Re downgrade might affect Ballantyne Re:
Fitch continues to see stability in the continuing care retirement community (CCRC) sector in 2006, supported by strong demand, high occupancy rates and sound management practices; however, downgrades may outpace upgrades in 2006 due to additional debt issuance to fund large expansion projects.
A sharp rise in defeasance was largely responsible for 483 upgrades, compared to just 17 downgrades.
The downgrades affect approximately $699 million of the outstanding certificates and the affirmations affect approximately $268 million of the outstanding certificates.
Of the six downgrades, five were in acute care and one was in long-term care.
The downgrades follow release of a quarterly loss report indicating that Oil Casualty Insurance Ltd.