Definition of Downgrades

1. Noun. (plural of downgrade) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of downgrade#Verb downgrade) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Downgrades

1. downgrade [v] - See also: downgrade

Lexicographical Neighbors of Downgrades

downfield
downflow
downflowing
downflows
downfold
downfolded
downfolding
downfolds
downforce
downforces
downgoing
downgoings
downgone
downgrade
downgraded
downgrades (current term)
downgrading
downgradings
downgyved
downhaul
downhauls
downhearted
downheartedly
downheartedness
downhill
downhiller
downhillers
downhills
downhole
downier

Literary usage of Downgrades

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Financial Restatements: Update of Public Company Trends, Market Impacts, and by Orice Williams (2007)
"For example, the annual report noted the following: • The downgrades and any future downgrades in AIG's debt ratings, will increase AIG's borrowing costs ..."

2. Pensions, Savings and Capital Flows: From Ageing to Emerging Markets by Helmut Reisen (2000)
"However, we are in line with most other studies using stock market data finding a significant price response to downgrades but not to upgrades (Goh and ..."

3. Bond Market Development in Asia by Oecd, OECD Staff (2001)
"After successive negative alerts followed by rating downgrades, almost all Asian credit ... At the end of that year, after 12 downgrades and 12 withdrawals, ..."

4. The Societal Aspects of Decision Making in Complex Radiological Situations by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, Nuclear Energy Agency (1998)
"This is another factor which downgrades the credibility of small estimated probabilities. Hence. the small probabilities that experts estimate are often not ..."

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