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overthrowverb [T]

 us   /ˌoʊ·vərˈθroʊ/ (past tense overthrew  /ˌoʊ·vərˈθru/ , past participle overthrown  /ˌoʊ·vərˈθroʊn/ )
to remove from power, esp. by force: He allegedly plotted to overthrow the government.
overthrow
noun [C]  us   /ˈoʊ·vərˌθroʊ/
The overthrow of the dictatorship occurred in 1922.
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overthrowverb

uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈθrəʊ/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈθroʊ/ (overthrew, overthrown)
  • overthrow verb (THROW)

uk   /ˈəʊ.və.θrəʊ/  us   /ˈoʊ.vɚ.θroʊ/ /ˌəʊ.vəˈθrəʊ/ [I or T] US to throw a ball past the person or object you intended to throw to: The quarterback overthrew (the pass).

overthrownoun

uk   /ˈəʊ.və.θrəʊ/  us   /ˈoʊ.vɚ.θroʊ/
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