Translation of "overthrow" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk us overthrew, overthrown

uk /ˌəʊ.vəˈθrəʊ/ us /ˌoʊ.vɚˈθroʊ/ to defeat or remove someone from power, using force

He said that Allende’s government in Chile was overthrown by the army and the CIA in 1973.
noun uk /ˈəʊ.və.θrəʊ/ us /ˈoʊ.vɚ.θroʊ/

an occasion when someone or something is removed from power using force

the overthrow of the monarchy

(Translation of “overthrow” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /əuvəˈθrou/ (past tense overthrew /-ˈθruː/, past participle overthrown)

to defeat and force out of power

derrocar, derribar
The regime has been overthrown.

(Translation of “overthrow” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)