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dethrone

verb

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to remove from a position of prominence or power (as a throne)
  • the nation's last monarch was dethroned in a popular uprising many years ago

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The first known use of dethrone was in 1609

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“Dethrone.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dethrone. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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