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"depose" in British English

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deposeverb [T]

uk   /dɪˈpəʊz/  us   /-ˈpoʊz/
to ​remove someone ​important from a ​powerfulposition: Gingrich was deposed asSpeaker of the House after the ​election in 1998. King Charles I was deposed from the ​Englishthrone in 1646.
(Definition of depose from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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deposeverb [T]

 us   /dɪˈpoʊz, di-/
to ​remove someone from a ​position of ​authority: The ​exiledpresident was deposed during a ​militarycoup last ​year.
(Definition of depose from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “depose”
in Spanish deponer…
in Vietnamese phế truất…
in Malaysian memecat…
in Thai ปลดตำแหน่ง…
in French destituer…
in German absetzen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 罢免,使免职,使下台…
in Turkish darbeyle alaşağı etmek, tahtan indirmek, iktidarına son vermek…
in Russian свергать…
in Indonesian menumbangkan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 罷免,使免職,使下臺…
in Polish odsuwać od władzy…
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