Examples of unseat in a Sentence
He unseated an incumbent senator.
The horse bucked and unseated its rider.
Recent Examples of unseat from the Web
Fitch has denied wrongdoing, saying his efforts to reform the department and his campaign to unseat the two-term incumbent sparked the attacks against him.
Considered a toss-up in the midterm elections, the West Virginia Senate race is one where Republicans hope to have the chance to unseat incumbent Joe Manchin, a Democrat who first won the seat in a 2010 special election.
The Republicans are vying for a chance to unseat Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly.
The Orange County seat went for Clinton by five percentage points and five Democrats are vying for the chance to unseat Walters.
The winner of that primary election will attempt to unseat Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly in November.
The Republican Party, meanwhile, is making Puerto Rican outreach a major part of its attempt to unseat Nelson.
In 2012, Esposito operated several political action committees that attempted to unseat incumbent Republican lawmakers in the spring primary.
In recent years, it's been immigration, police violence and culture wars -- national issues that may boost the prospect of a mayor unseating President Donald Trump in 2020.
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UNSEAT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unseat for English Language Learners
: to remove (someone or something) from a position of power or authority
: to cause (someone) to fall from a seat or saddle
UNSEAT Defined for Kids
Definition of unseat for Students
- The mayor was unseated in the election.
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