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Definition of dethrone verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dethrone

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈθrəʊn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈθroʊn//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they dethrone
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈθrəʊn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈθroʊn//
 
he / she / it dethrones
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈθrəʊnz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈθroʊnz//
 
past simple dethroned
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈθrəʊnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈθroʊnd//
 
past participle dethroned
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈθrəʊnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈθroʊnd//
 
-ing form dethroning
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈθrəʊnɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈθroʊnɪŋ//
 
 
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dethrone somebody to remove a king or queen from power; to remove somebody from a position of authority or power
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dethrone