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unseat

verb [T] uk   /ʌnˈsiːt/ us  

unseat verb [T] (POLITICIAN)

to remove someone from power, especially as a result of an election: The opposition candidate failed by only 39 votes to unseat the cabinet minister.

unseat verb [T] (RIDER)

If a horse unseats its rider, it throws them from its back.
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