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kick upstairs meaning and definition

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Definition of kick upstairs (verb)

  1. give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
    • "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work"
    • synonyms: advance, elevate, promote, raise, upgrade
    • antonym: break
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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