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overthrow [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (leader: remove from power)derrocar a vtr + prep
 The king was overthrown in a military coup.
 Derrocaron al rey en un golpe militar.
overthrow [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (government: overturn)derrocar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  derribar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 Rebels overthrew the government and set up their own.
 Los rebeldes derrocaron al gobierno e instauraron uno propio.
overthrow nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (leader: removal from power)derrocamiento nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
  deposición nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
 The overthrow of the island's ruler surprised observers.
 El derrocamiento del dirigente de la isla sorprendió a los observadores.
overthrow nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (government: overturning)derrocamiento nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
 Now people in the streets are demanding the overthrow of the government.
 La gente en la calle está demandando el derrocamiento del gobierno.
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