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  • n  the act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office

  • Egypt's pudgy ex-King Farouk, never a man to conceal his liking for girls, was busy beating down one of the most start ling rumors about himself to arise since his dethronement .
  • In this way he could defer his dethronement, but sooner or later the Opposition would "get" him, as it has recently made plain it would do.
  • For sheer theatricality, Valry Giscard d'Estaing's passing from the presidency in France rivaled King Richard II's dethronement in Shakespeare's play.

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