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English definition of “overthrow”

overthrow

verb [I or T] (THROW)        /ˈəʊ.və.θrəʊ/ US  /ˈoʊ.vɚ.θroʊ/ /ˌəʊ.vəˈθrəʊ/ (overthrew, overthrown) US
to throw a ball past the person or object you intended to throw to: Joe Montana overthrew (the pass ).ThrowingGeneral terms used in ball sports
(Definition of overthrow verb (THROW) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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