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Meaning of DOWNGRADE

Pronunciation:  'dawn`greyd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the property possessed by a slope or surface that descends
  2. [v]  rate lower; lower in value or esteem

DOWNGRADE is a 9 letter word that starts with D.


 Antonyms: upgrade
 See Also: grade, grade, order, place, range, rank, rate



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