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noun as in dethroning, ousting

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“WOW,” he wrote on Twitter the morning of February 7, posting side-by-side satellite shots of a dark area of possible “massive dust deposition,” contrasted against the same snowy, pristine region just the day before.

The only thing that happened on his side was he had to come to some depositions.

As part of its investigation, ProPublica obtained years of Evenflo’s testing videos, thousands of pages of sworn depositions by company employees and marketing materials that, until then, had largely been shielded by court secrecy orders.

It was not mere legal theater when judges appointed commissioners to carry out months of fact-finding, including traveling to obtain witness depositions.

These are salts that, based on geological, paleontological, and geochemical evidence, haven’t been re-dissolved and re-crystallized since their initial deposition.

That assertion, given by Shore in a pre-trial deposition, would have been too prejudicial to present to the jury, the court ruled.

Also, at the time of his deposition Thicke had been off of pills for two months, because his wife left him in February.

Evans used a “pressure point control technique,” one of the officers testified in his deposition.

In his infamous deposition video, you can clearly see that the “thug life” façade is stripped away.

A brief bio is to be found in a deposition she gave in the criminal case before the felony charge was dropped.

The last of the criers did not last long after deposition from office, Jacob's last words being uttered in 1881.

This gain in those parts of the river's curvings where deposition tends to take place may be accelerated by tree-planting.

He was taken from prison and placed on the throne, on the deposition of his brother, Mahomet, 1687.

Cuthbert's importunity in the matter is clearly set forth in60 a deposition by Henry Johnson, one of Alleyn's tenants.

It is on your deposition and on the dates, as I have on the others, but that fact will appear from the record.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deposition, such as: impeachment, removal, degradation, discharge, dismissal, and displacement.

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