dethronement


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de·throne

 (dē-thrōn′)
tr.v. de·throned, de·thron·ing, de·thrones
1. To remove from the throne; depose.
2. To remove from a prominent or powerful position.

de·throne′ment n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dethronement - the act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office
ousting, ouster - the act of ejecting someone or forcing them out
Translations

dethronement

[diːˈθrəʊnmənt] Ndestronamiento m

dethronement

nEntthronung f
References in classic literature ?
I felt the first inkling of a thing that presently grew quite clear in my mind, that oppressed me for many days, a sense of dethronement, a persuasion that I was no longer a master, but an animal among the animals, under the Martian heel.
now no longer living, was dreaming one of those horrors, impossible to realize in life, which is termed dethronement, imprisonment, and insult towards a sovereign who formerly wielded unlimited power.
12) Imbued by their seasoning in New Labour with, in the words of the noted historian Ross McKibbin, an entitlement to rule, they won't "accept their dethronement lightly.
One good example is found in Lewis's critical essay on The Lord of the Rings, with the title of "The Dethronement of Power," specifically his interpretative commentary on Tolkien's depiction of the heroic protagonist.
The dethronement of Blatter - when it eventually materialises - was football's most urgent and compelling task.
Germany, known for Oktoberfest, bratwurst and legendary cars like BMW, Mercedes and Porsche, should also thank the FIFA World Cup of the turnaround in its image that led to the dethronement of the U.
On the other hand, according to Cicero, during the long period after the dethronement of the Etruscan kings (509 BC) to his era, there were always in Rome those orators of popular assemblies, whose action was beneficial to the res publica.
He was already eyeing a challenge to Conquest but quickly switched to McKenzie of course after the dethronement.
Partly this was the result of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century dethronement of the autonomous mind, a revolutionary defenestration as to which the Legal Realists had played the role of enthusiastic Jacobins.
Flassy refers in this context to madeg pandito (1999: 11) a well-known phrase related to President Soeharto's stepping down in May 1998 and meaning dethronement.
8) See Robert Graves, "The Castration of Uranus" and "The Dethronement of Cronus" in The Greek Myths, 37-44.
In part this brisk dethronement is driven by an ever more powerful global art market, zealously striving to generate demand for new, salable products.