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To forcibly remove from power
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“Jembere and Ras Hailu were accused of plotting to overthrow the Emperor and were executed.”
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To defeat, subdue or overcome with superior strength
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“So great had been his success at arms that he made sure that he could easily be able to overthrow his opponent.”
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To put an end to, especially formally
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To cause the downfall or ruin of
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To put down or control by cruelty or force
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To demonstrate or expose to the falsehood of something
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To cause to become physically weaker
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To turn over or capsize an object or container
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To knock or bring to the ground
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To take violent action against an established government or ruler
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The collapse or defeat of an authoritative figure or governing body
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“The book documents the history of the Kingdom of Siam and of the revolutions that led to its overthrow.”
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The removal from a role or position of power
“Zeno was apprehended for plotting the overthrow of the tyrant Nearkos.”
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A defeat in a match or contest
“The overthrow of the champion was complete. She played below her standard, was pitted against almost unbeatable golf, and succeeded in capturing only one hole of the twelve that were played.”
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An attempt to end the authority of a person or body by rebelling
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The Formal act of putting an end to
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A situation of panic or disorder
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A lack of success
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A political alteration in governance
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The act of replacing or ousting something or someone
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The cessation of life and all associated processes
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An act of assuming control or ownership through acquisition or buying out
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The collapse or bankruptcy of a business
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