dethrone

[dee-throhn]
verb (used with object), dethroned, dethroning.
1.
to remove from a throne; depose.
2.
to remove from any position of power or authority.

Origin:
1600–10; de- + throne

dethronement, noun
dethroner, noun
undethroned, adjective
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dethrone (dɪˈθrəʊn)
 
vb
(tr) to remove from a throne or deprive of any high position or title; depose: the champion was dethroned by a young boxer
 
de'thronement
 
n
 
de'throner
 
n

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dethrone
1609, from de- + throne.
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Example sentences
Eventually, tenured, she may be able to dethrone him and become the chair
  herself.
The right to punish the tyrant and that to dethrone him are the same thing.
Plots to dethrone him as leader have come to nothing.
We see that longterm dictatorship can exist if its head is brutal, ruthless and
  mighty or nobody is able to dethrone it.
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