Definition of 'depose'
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Labour has only deposed a leader once in any circumstances. Times, Sunday Times (2015)With all our mess, the luxury apartment resembled the palace of a deposed dictator just after liberation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The Pakistani military were already preparing to greet the deposed leader and his entourage of aides and journalists. Times, Sunday Times (2007)As days became weeks, there were confident assertions that he was dead or dying or deposed in a coup. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They prayed, waved flags, sang the rebel anthem and united in chants of mockery of the deposed dictator. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Thousands of activists were in jails across the country and, while they were colder and less comfortable than their deposed leader, they had the reassurance of numbers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'depose'
British English: depose VERB
If a ruler or political leader is deposed, they are forced to give up their position.
The president was deposed in a coup.
Definition of depose from the Collins English Dictionary
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