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[dih-pohz] /dɪˈpoʊz/
verb (used with object), deposed, deposing.
1.
to remove from office or position, especially high office:
The people deposed the dictator.
2.
to testify or affirm under oath, especially in a written statement:
to depose that it was true.
3.
Law. to take the deposition of; examine under oath:
Two lawyers deposed the witness.
verb (used without object), deposed, deposing.
4.
to give sworn testimony, especially in writing.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English deposen < Old French deposer to put down, equivalent to de- de- + poser < Vulgar Latin *posāre, Late Latin pausāre; see pose1
Related forms
deposable, adjective
deposer, noun
undeposable, adjective
undeposed, adjective
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depose

/dɪˈpəʊz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to remove from an office or position, esp one of power or rank
2.
(law) to testify or give (evidence, etc) on oath, esp when taken down in writing; make a deposition
Derived Forms
deposable, adjective
deposer, noun
Word Origin
C13: from Old French deposer to put away, put down, from Late Latin dēpōnere to depose from office, from Latin: to put aside; see depone
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Word Origin and History for undeposed

depose

v.

c.1300, from Old French deposer (12c.), from de- "down" (see de-) + poser "put, place" (see pose (v.1)). Related: Deposed; deposing.

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