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Definition of dethrone verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

dethrone

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˌdiˈθroʊn//
 
dethrone somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they dethrone
 
he / she / it dethrones
 
past simple dethroned
 
-ing form dethroning
 
 
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to remove a king or queen from power; to remove someone from a position of authority or power
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: dethrone