unseat(redirected from unseats)
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tr.v. un·seat·ed, un·seat·ing, un·seats
1. To remove from a seat, especially from a saddle.
2. To dislodge from a location or position, especially to remove from office.
1. to throw or displace from a seat, saddle, etc
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to depose from office or position
1. to dislodge from a seat, esp. to throw from a saddle.
2. to remove from political office by an elective process, by force, or by legal action.
Past participle: unseated
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|Verb||1.||unseat - remove from political office; "The Republicans are trying to unseat the liberal Democrat"|
remove - remove from a position or an office
|2.||unseat - dislodge from one's seat, as from a horse|