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verb (used with object), un·throned, un·thron·ing.
  1. to dethrone or remove as if by dethroning.
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Origin of unthrone

First recorded in 1605–15; un-2 + throne
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Historical Examples of unthrone

  • Something must be done to unthrone these wretches, or things will be worse and worse.

    A Journey through the Kingdom of Oude, Volumes I & II

    William Sleeman

British Dictionary definitions for unthrone


  1. (tr) a less common word for dethrone
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