Meaning of “bring down someone” in the English Dictionary

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bring down someone

phrasal verb with bring us /brɪŋ/ verb [ T ] past tense and past participle brought /brɔt/

(MAKE POWERLESS)

to cause someone to lose power:

An economic crisis could bring down the government.

(Definition of “bring down someone” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)