Meaning of “topple” in the English Dictionary

"topple" in American English

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toppleverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈtɑp·əl/

to lean forward and fall:

[ T ] A large tree was toppled by the wind.

If a government topples, it is forced from power:

[ T ] The government toppled after several large public demonstrations.

(Definition of “topple” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"topple" in Business English

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toppleverb [ T ]

uk /ˈtɒpl/ us

to remove a person or organization from a position of power:

This was a secret bid to topple the chairman and take his job.
Their aim was to topple the supermarket giant from its No.1 spot among British retailers.

(Definition of “topple” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)