Etymology
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dethrone (v.)

c. 1600, "remove or drive from a throne, depose;" see de- (privative) + throne. Figurative sense "divest of power or authority" is from 1640s. Related: Dethroned; dethroning.

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Definitions of dethrone

dethrone (v.)
remove a monarch from the throne;
If the King does not abdicate, he will have to be dethroned
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