Definitions for kick upstairs

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  1. promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate(verb)

    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"


  1. kick upstairs(Verb)

    To promote (an employee considered troublesome) to a position of lesser influence, but of apparently higher status.

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