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toppleverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈtɑp·əl/
to ​leanforward and ​fall: [T] A ​largetree was toppled by the ​wind.
If a ​government topples, it is ​forced from ​power: [T] The ​government toppled after several ​largepublicdemonstrations.
(Definition of topple from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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toppleverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈtɒpl/
to ​remove a ​person or ​organization from a ​position of ​power: This was a ​secretbid to topple the ​chairman and take his ​job. Their ​aim was to topple the ​supermarketgiant from its No.1 ​spot among British ​retailers.
(Definition of topple from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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