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depose

  

      vb  
1    tr   to remove from an office or position, esp. one of power or rank  
2      (Law)   to testify or give (evidence, etc.) on oath, esp. when taken down in writing; make a deposition  
     (C13: from Old French deposer to put away, put down, from Late Latin deponere to depose from office, from Latin: to put aside; see depone)  
  deposable      adj  
  deposer      n  
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depose

  
1    break, cashier, degrade, demote, dethrone, dismiss, displace, downgrade, oust, remove from office  
2      (Law)   avouch, declare, make a deposition, testify  

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