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Synonyms for relegation

authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions

the act of assigning (someone or something) to a particular class or category

mild banishment

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"Its modest PS3.5billion valuation means it looks doomed to automatic relegation," said Russ Mould, investment director at stockbroker AJ Bell.
He was sacked the following March with the Black Cats again in relegation danger, and has told the Coaches' Voice website expectations for his second season were too high.
He said: "When everything seemed to be finished and we looked doomed to relegation, the miracle happened.
Kenya, Wales and Japan are battling relegation as we head into the 10th and final leg of their Series what with only five points separating the three teams.Wales are placed 13th with 30 points followed by Kenya with 27 and Japan, who occupy the relegation slot with 25 points.
"I also have some lads in the first team who can really play, so it's not just all about fighting relegation.
For a team which was fighting for the top six up until November, Doxa's alarming drop in form leaves them in a battle with Paralimni to avoid the second relegation spot, with both teams level on 29 points and with two matches remaining.
Runners-up last season, Schalke have imploded in the current campaign and are currently in 15th place on 27 points, six points above the relegation playoff spot occupied by VfB Stuttgart.
It was Etheridge's ninth clean sheet of the season and also pushed the Welsh club's tally to 31 points from 34 matches for 18th place, which is the last and final spot up for relegation.
Ebanks-Landell has vowed to save the club from relegation.
Salomon Rondon netted the winner in the second half to hand all three points to the Magpies and push the Terriers further into the relegation picture.
Had Azam agreed to the relegation, it would have become easier for Karachi Kings to retain him along with Aamir, Afridi and a foreign player in the roster.
The deadline for relegation request has passed leaving the King no chance for another request unless the Pakistan Cricket Board allows.
ENGLAND rugby international Ben Te'o believes the quality of rugby played in the Gallagher Premiership suffers due to the threat of relegation.
Lobatse BTC Premiership outfit Extension Gunners eased their relegation woes with an emphatic and hard fought 2-1 victory against visiting Tafic FC of Francistown on Saturday afternoon.