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overthrow

verb [T]  us   /ˌoʊ·vərˈθroʊ/ (past tense overthrew  /ˌoʊ·vərˈθru/ , past participle overthrown  /ˌoʊ·vərˈθroʊn/ )
to remove from power, esp. by force: He allegedly plotted to overthrow the government.
overthrow
noun [C]  us   /ˈoʊ·vərˌθroʊ/
The overthrow of the dictatorship occurred in 1922.
Translations of “overthrow”
in Vietnamese lật đổ…
in Spanish derrocar, derribar…
in Thai ล้มล้างจากอำนา…
in Malaysian menggulingkan…
in French renverser…
in German umstürzen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 打敗, (用武力)推翻,打倒…
in Indonesian menumbangkan…
in Russian свергать…
in Turkish devirmek, düşürmek, zorla devirmek/alaşağı etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 打败, (用武力)推翻,打倒…
in Polish obalić…
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