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.

(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)