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overthrowo‧ver‧throw2 /ˈəʊvəθrəʊ $ ˈoʊvərθroʊ/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 PGBEAT/DEFEATthe defeat and removal from power of a leader or government, especially by forceoverthrow of 🔊 The organization was dedicated to the overthrow of capitalism. 🔊 the overthrow of Mussolini
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overthrowThey openly declare that their ends can be attained only by the forcible overthrow of all existing social conditions.After Edward II's overthrow in 1326 he was restored and he received back a substantial portion of his estates.He came to power after the overthrow of Haile Selassie.The public has reacted in this way because they felt a great relief at the overthrow of an oppressive and unpopular regime.All four had been cashiered following the overthrow of former President Moussa Traore on March 26.The necessary economic and social conditions had been created for the overthrow of capitalism and the construction of socialism.Those who had fought together for the overthrow of Charles I, now bickered amongst themselves.Dub reggae had themes dealing with the overthrow of Babylon and which were openly hostile to the white world.overthrow ofThe organization was dedicated to the overthrow of capitalism.the overthrow of Mussolini