Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of depose.

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Examples

  • So, the story focuses on Theodore Colville, a 41-year-old American recently deposed from the position of newspaper editor in his home town of Des Vaches after a failed stab at a political career.

    On William Dean Howells « Tales from the Reading Room

  • Leonardo's colossal statue of The Horse commissioned by the Duke of Milan and destroyed when he was deposed is no different than the destruction of the colossal buddhas by the Taliban in Afghanistan.

    A Conversation with Karen Essex about Leonardo's Swans

  • The trinity of "liberté, egalité, fraternité" outlived those who had butchered in its name, and was deposed from the French currency only during the time of Vichy (which replaced it with the less sonorous "travail, famille, patrie").

    Reactionary Prophet

  • The trinity of "liberté, egalité, fraternité" outlived those who had butchered in its name, and was deposed from the French currency only during the time of Vichy (which replaced it with the less sonorous "travail, famille, patrie").

    Reactionary Prophet

  • The former dictator of Sierra Leone, now deposed, is living in his mom's place and playing cards at the local bar these days.

    Boing Boing: July 28, 2002 - August 3, 2002 Archives

  • Whoever is the person signified by this tree he is sentenced to be deposed from the honour, state, and dignity of a man, to be deprived of the use of his reason, and to be and live like a brute, till seven times pass over him.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • "The Twelfth" officially commemorates the July 12, 1690, triumph of Protestant King William of Orange versus the Catholic he deposed from the English throne, James II, at the Battle of the Boyne south of Belfast.

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  • After the death of Basil he experienced the vicissitudes of courts and the ingratitude of a royal pupil: the patriarch was again deposed, and in his last solitary hours he might regret the freedom of a secular and studious life.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • a wit-combat by another woman is a festering wound to a clever woman, to be permanently deposed from the leadership of a coterie is a consuming canker.

    New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • "What's the difference between Saleh and Moammar Gadhafi?" said Fouad Althaibani, 38 years old and an engineer, referring to the deposed Libyan strongman.

    Yemen's President Saleh Faces Protesters in New York

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