deposal

[dih-poh-zuh l]
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Origin of deposal

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at depose, -al2
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Historical Examples of deposal

  • After his deposal and death there was a long interregnum; but the afflatus was only distributed, not extinguished.

  • As a matter of fact, although Sawyer didn't suspect it, his deposal was in the nature of a taste of discipline.

    Left End Edwards

    Ralph Henry Barbour


British Dictionary definitions for deposal

deposal

noun
  1. another word for deposition (def. 2)
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