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uhn seet

  • v  remove from political office
    The Republicans are trying to unseat the liberal Democrat
  • v  dislodge from one's seat, as from a horse

  • Rather than an opportunity to unseat Mugabe, the 2008 election may turn out to have been a chance for him to identify his opponents and unleash his forces on them.
  • After three years of inundating radio air waves with his "What's Wrong with America" sermons, Eddie Chiles is now leading a drive to unseat Fort Worth Congressman and House .
  • Now Fowler thinks he has the inside shot to unseat Dean in much the same way that Kerry eclipsed the front-runner in 2004.
News & Articles

  • Daley set to challenge Democratic governor in Ill.
    CHICAGO (AP) — A rare intra-party battle began taking shape Tuesday among big-name Democrats in Illinois, as former White House chief of staff Bill Daley positioned himself to try to unseat a governor he blames for failing to resolve the state's financial crisis and other pressing issues.
    June 12, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Teen running for school board
    A 2013 Chaparral High School graduate is running for a Douglas County School District board seat. Nicholas Land, 18, wants to unseat Meghann Silverthorn during the November 2013 election.
    June 12, 2013 - Parker Chronicle
  • Can free Red Hat on AWS make it the de facto Linux for the cloud, too?
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux gets a free tier of its own on Amazon Web Services, perhaps in a bid to unseat Ubuntu which runs more than half of all EC2 instances.
    June 11, 2013 - GigaOM
Quotes

  • Andy Roddick in Forbes
    He's the favorite,Roddick said about Federer, his possible quarterfinal opponent. "The way I see it, there's the favorite and then there's people trying to unseat the favorite."
  • Jan Smuts in Independent Online
    Not in the law, not in the rules. What you're doing has no effect, It's obviously the opening salvo in an attempt to unseat the entire board,Smuts said.
  • Kevin Andrews in The Australian
    I think I said at the beginning of the Six Nations that he probably wasn't ready to start an international match at stand-off, and at the end of the Six Nations I said he probably was - so he gets an opportunity to show if he can unseat Dan Parks... Frank Hadden http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Hadden&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGMqRUBKbEb-VJ9kGQFzOkgxM_DiA Planet Rugby http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.planet-rugby.com/Story/0,18259,3551_2648391,00.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFEGJ0joRtKyeq_j5FPsq3AO2kNrQ Aug 8, 2007 105857 139092 unseaworthy As a result of that, the Success crew formed the opinion that this vessel was unseaworthy and they invited occupants of that vessel to board the Success," Mr Andrews added.

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