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English definition of “depose”

depose

verb [T]     /dɪˈpəʊz/ US  /-ˈpoʊz/
to remove someone important from a powerful position : Margaret Thatcher was deposed as leader of the British Conservative Party in 1991. King Charles I was deposed from the English throne in 1646.Firing staff and being fired
(Definition of depose verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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