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English definition of “overthrow”

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
(Definition of overthrow verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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