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  1. defenestrate

    • IPA[dēˈfenəˌstrāt]

    美式

    • v.
      throw (someone) out of a window;remove or dismiss (someone) from a position of power or authority
    • verb: defenestrate, 3rd person present: defenestrates, gerund or present participle: defenestrating, past tense: defenestrated, past participle: defenestrated

    • 釋義
    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. throw (someone) out of a window:

      she had made up her mind that the woman had been defenestrated, although the official verdict had been suicide

    • 2. remove or dismiss (someone) from a position of power or authority:

      the overwhelming view is that he should be defenestrated before the next election

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    • IPA[diːˈfɛnɪstreɪt]

    英式

    • v.
      throw (someone) out of a window:
    • she had made up her mind that the woman had been defenestrated, although the official verdict had been suicide

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