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English definition of “overthrow”

overthrow

noun (THROW)    /ˈəʊ.və.θrəʊ/ US  /ˈoʊ.vɚ.θroʊ/
[C usually singular] the act of throwing a ball too far General terms used in ball sportsThrowing [C] a score in cricket made when the ball is thrown past the person it was intended to be thrown toCricketGeneral terms used in ball sportsThrowing
(Definition of overthrow noun (THROW) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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