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  1. defenestrate

    • IPA[diːˈfɛnɪstreɪt]

    英式

    • 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

    動詞

    • 1. rare 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. informal remove or dismiss (someone) from a position of power or authority the overwhelming view is that he should be defenestrated before the next election