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deposal

[ dih-poh-zuhl ]
/ dɪˈpoʊ zəl /
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noun

an act of deposing.

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Origin of deposal

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at depose, -al2
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Example sentences from the Web for deposal

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

    History of American Socialisms|John Humphrey Noyes

British Dictionary definitions for deposal

deposal
/ (dɪˈpəʊzəl) /

noun

another word for deposition (def. 2)
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