deposal

noun
de·​pos·​al | \ di-ˈpō-zəl How to pronounce deposal (audio) , dē- \

Definition of deposal

: an act of deposing from office

First Known Use of deposal

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Deposal.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deposal. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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