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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 from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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