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the act of deposing someone


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The period from the 1920s to the first half of the 1930s witnessed remarkable social transformations within Siamese society, including the dethronement of the absolutist monarchy in 1932.
As Hayek sees it, the correction of these social scientific errors will undo the dethronement of the rules of just conduct.
More particularly, these complementary phenomena have contributed to the dethronement of legislation from the central place it has held since the coming into being of modern law, which is, in turn, an essential element of the institutional arrangements that sustain democratic self-government.
In 1754, Imadul Mulk oversaw the dethronement of Ahmad Shah Bahadur and his replacement on the Mughal throne by Azizuddin Alamgir II.
The author condemns Sinmisola's action via the mass protests that follow and the Oba's eventual dethronement. The author affirms the authenticity of the Yoruba proverb that "everyday is for the thief, one day is for the owner".
The worst atrocity done by him on 5 July was nothing short of the dethronement of an elected government and managed to hang an elected prime minister.
Reformation--through dethronement of priesthood and church constitutions, abolishment of sacraments, "justification by faith", detraction of humans as sinful creatures, whose salvation is only in the hands of God.
Despite Horn insisting he has the 'utmost respect' for Pacquiao 'as a man and as a competitor,' the Australian ripped the Filipino icon for being critical of the unanimous decision that caused his dethronement. 'Rather than accept the decision, Manny was willing to damage the reputation of boxing - by calling into question the integrity and competence of officials - to get what he wanted,' said Horn.
The destruction of old party coalitions and the dethronement of liberal elites on both sides of the Atlantic by new congeries of nationalists, populists, and socialists are an index of economic as well as political dissatisfaction.
"Journals from the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries: Korea Through Western Eyes," published by the National Museum of Korea (NMK), features 75 articles from the 1860s to the early 1900s, which are categorized by major historical events such as Byeonginyangyo (the French campaign against Korea) in 1866, the Eulmi Incident in 1895 and the dethronement of Emperor Gojong in 1907.
While celebrating the dethronement of classical Newtonian physics and recognizing Einstein as a genius, Whitehead, with his organic view of nature not only criticized Einstein's concept of time, but also his concept of space-time, stating the fallacy of bifurcation of nature for the former, and fallacy of misplaced concreteness for the latter.
One of the physicians who authorized Sultan's mental illness report and consequently enabled the Sultan's dethronement was Luigi Mongeri (10).
As for King Puck, organisers say he is to be treated royally during his brief reign with a diet of ash tree branches, water and cabbage to sustain him until he returns to his mountain home following his dethronement ceremony.
(35) Secondly, the overwhelming superiority of Thetis against the other gods is that she could be the cause of Zeus' dethronement. (36) The Titan Prometheus, when he was bound in chains in mountain Caucasus, threatened Zeus since he was the only one who knew a big prophesy; that of Zeus' future crash.
With his humiliating dethronement and harrowing banishment behind him (see "God Awful Loser", 9780986320705, $18.99 HC, $3.99 Kindle), Cupid wants nothing more than to settle in to a comfortable immortality.