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overthrow

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌəʊvəˈθrəʊ/ ( past tense overthrew, past participle overthrown)
to remove someone from power by using force: They were accused of plotting to overthrow the government.Taking action against people in power
overthrow
 
 
/ˈəʊvəθrəʊ/ noun [no plural]
the overthrow of the government
Translations of “overthrow”
in Vietnamese lật đổ…
in Spanish derrocar, derribar…
in Thai ล้มล้างจากอำนา…
in Malaysian menggulingkan…
in French renverser…
in German umstürzen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 打敗, (用武力)推翻,打倒…
in Indonesian menumbangkan…
in Russian свергать…
in Turkish devirmek, düşürmek, zorla devirmek/alaşağı etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 打败, (用武力)推翻,打倒…
in Polish obalić…
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