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dethrone

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Government
dethronede‧throne /dɪˈθrəʊn $ -ˈθroʊn/ verb [transitive]  1 PGto remove a king or queen from power2 IMPORTANT#to remove someone from a position of authority or importance an attempt to dethrone the senator He dethroned Tyson in a fight that shook the boxing world.dethronement noun [uncountable]
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Examples from the Corpus
dethroneAs plato realized, it is dangerous because its effect is to dethrone the Idea from its position of Truth.The media regarded Gorbachev as the odds-on favorite to dethrone the old champ.The reality principle does not dethrone the pleasure principle, but rather safeguards it.Democrats picked an unlikely candidate to try to dethrone the Republican senator.Douglas dethroned Tyson in a fight that rocked the boxing world.
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Verb table
dethrone
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydethrone
he, she, itdethrones
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydethroned
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave dethroned
he, she, ithas dethroned
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad dethroned
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill dethrone
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have dethroned
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam dethroning
he, she, itis dethroning
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you, we, theyare dethroning
Past
I, he, she, itwas dethroning
you, we, theywere dethroning
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been dethroning
he, she, ithas been dethroning
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been dethroning
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be dethroning
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been dethroning
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