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overthrow

  1. [ˌəuvə'θrəu] брит. / амер.

    гл.; прош. вр. overthrew; прич. прош. вр. overthrown

    1. бросать слишком далеко, перебрасывать

    2. свергать, ниспровергать

    3. разрушать, уничтожать

  2. ['əuvəθrəu]

    сущ.

    1. свержение; ниспровержение

    2. поражение, конец, крах

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overthrow

[ˌəǔvə'θrəǔ]

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(overthrew; overthrown) свергать

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It was reported by Amnesty International that on 2 June 1998 in the Central Prison of Addis Ababa the first execution was carried out since the overthrow of the Dergue (military government) in 1991.
Организация "Международная амнистия" сообщила, что 2 июня 19 98 года в центральной тюрьме Аддис-Абебы был приведен в исполнение первый смертный приговор со времени свержения в 1991 году военного правительства (Dergue).
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
"Such beauty is real power," said Adelaida. "With such beauty as that one might overthrow the world."
- Такая красота - сила, - горячо сказала Аделаида, - с этакою красотой можно мир перевернуть!
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / IdiotДостоевский, Фёдор / Идиот
Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Idiot
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
All that he said threw greatly into the shade Cornelius Agrippa, Albertus Magnus, and Paracelsus, the lords of my imagination; but by some fatality the overthrow of these men disinclined me to pursue my accustomed studies.
Все рассказанное им отодвинуло на задний план властителей моих дум – Корнелия Агриппу, Альберта Великого и Парацельса; но свержение этих идолов одновременно отбило у меня и охоту к обычным занятиям.
Shelley, Mary / Frankenstein; or, the Modern PrometheusШелли, Мэри / Франкенштейн, или Современный Прометей
Франкенштейн, или Современный Прометей
Шелли, Мэри
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus
Shelley, Mary
At the very best the popular revolt would end in the overthrow of the remnants of the old regime without bringing the working class the reforms which most directly and immediately affect their interests.
Народные восстания, в самом лучшем случае, окончились бы лишь низвержением остатков старого режима, не принеся трудящемуся классу тех реформ, которые касаются его интересов прямым и непосредственным образом.
Плеханов, Г. В. / Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. ЛавровуPlekhanov, G. V. / Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Plekhanov, G. V.
Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. Лаврову
Плеханов, Г. В.
© Государственное издательство политической литературы, 1949 г.
The immediate aim of one section of those societies was to overthrow the existing state power.
Одна часть таких тайных союзов имела своею непосредственною целью ниспровержение существующей государственной власти.
Плеханов, Г. В. / Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. ЛавровуPlekhanov, G. V. / Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Plekhanov, G. V.
Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. Лаврову
Плеханов, Г. В.
© Государственное издательство политической литературы, 1949 г.
Is it the “government by the people” mentioned by Messrs. Tikhomirov and K.T. or the overthrow of the “chief enemy”, etc., i.e., simply the fall of absolutism?
«Народоправление» ли это, упоминаемое гг. Тихомировым и К. Т., или низвержение «главного врага» и т. д., т. е. попросту падение абсолютизма?
Плеханов, Г. В. / Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. ЛавровуPlekhanov, G. V. / Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Plekhanov, G. V.
Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. Лаврову
Плеханов, Г. В.
© Государственное издательство политической литературы, 1949 г.
Nicaragua is a victim of external aggression, leading to military operations against and inside its territory, which infringes its sovereignty and self-determination and seeks to overthrow its Government;
Никарагуа является жертвой внешней агрессии, выразившейся в проведении военных операций против Никарагуа и на территории Никарагуа, что является нарушением принципа суверенитета и самоопределения и направлено на свержение правительства страны.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
The greatest victory for human rights had been the recent overthrow of Slobodan Milosevic, which would benefit the entire region, and she welcomed the Kostunica Government's intention to consolidate democracy.
Самой большой победой в области прав человека явилось недавнее свержение Слободана Милошевича, которое послужит на благо всему региону, и оратор приветствует намерение правительства Коштуницы упрочить демократию.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
Whether a man whispered to his wife in bed that it would be a good thing to overthrow the Soviet government or whether he engaged in propaganda during elections or threw a bomb, it was all one and the same!
Жене ли в постели шептал, что хорошо бы свергнуть советскую власть, или агитировал на выборах, или бомбы бросал - все едино!
Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr / The Gulag ArchipelagoСолженицын, Александр / Архипелаг Гулаг
Архипелаг Гулаг
Солженицын, Александр
© Русский Общественный Фонд Александра Солженицына, 2009
The Gulag Archipelago
Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr
© 1973 by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
© 1973, 1974 by Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc.
© 1985 by The Russian Social Fund
We had to revive these ideals, impossible as they are -- in order to overthrow the Council.
Мы воскресили эти идеи, чтобы ниспровергнуть Белый Совет.
Wells, Herbert George / When the Sleeper WakesУэллс, Герберт / Когда спящий проснется
Когда спящий проснется
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Правда", 1964
When the Sleeper Wakes
Wells, Herbert George
© 2009 by IAP. Las Vegas. Nevada. USA.
In September 1991, the overthrow of the Government of President Aristide in Haiti led to the flight of numerous Haitians.
Свержение в сентябре 1991 года правительства президента Аристида в Гаити привело к бегству из страны большого числа гаитян.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
We have already seen that the most obvious of those contradictions is at present the necessity to overthrow absolutism and the impossibility of doing so without the support of the people.
Мы уже видели, что наиболее осязательным из этих противоречий является, в настоящее время, необходимость низвержения абсолютизма и невозможность сделать это без поддержки народа.
Плеханов, Г. В. / Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. ЛавровуPlekhanov, G. V. / Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Plekhanov, G. V.
Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. Лаврову
Плеханов, Г. В.
© Государственное издательство политической литературы, 1949 г.
The violent overthrow of a duly elected president?”
Преднамеренное убийство законно избранного президента!
Berry, Steve / The Alexandria LinkБерри, Стив / Александрийское звено
Александрийское звено
Берри, Стив
© 2007 by Steve Berry
© А. Новиков, перевод с английского, 2009
© ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", издание на русском языке, 2009
The Alexandria Link
Berry, Steve
© 2007 by Steve Berry
The Warlord desires only the stabilization of the Empire, not the overthrow of a dynasty more than two thousand years old.
Стратег желает только укрепления Империи, но не падения династии, которой уже больше двух тысяч лет.
Feist, Raymond / SilverthornФэйст, Раймонд / Долина Тьмы
Долина Тьмы
Фэйст, Раймонд
Silverthorn
Feist, Raymond
© 1985 by Raymond Elias Feist
The Solidarity movement of the 1980’s and the peaceful overthrow of communism was, in large measure, the work of their generation.
Движение «Солидарность» 1980-х годов и мирное свержение коммунизма в большой степени было работой их поколения.
© Project Syndicate 1995 – 2011
© Project Syndicate 1995 – 2011

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ˌəuvə'θrəuVerbбросать слишком далеко; перебрасывать

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conspiracy to overthrow the government
заговор с целью свержения правительства
overthrow a government
свергать правительство
to seek to overthrow the government
добиваться свержения правительства
forced overthrow of the established order
насильственное свержение существующего строя
to overthrow
свергать
to overthrow the government
свергать правительство
check overthrow
контролировать перекрут
checking overthrow
контролирование перекрута
overthrow vault
прыжок переворотом вперед
overthrow of the government
свержение правительства
overthrow a government
свергнуть правительство
checking overthrow
контролирующий перекрут
overthrowing a government
свергающий правительство
overthrowing a government
свержение правительства

Word forms

overthrow

verb
Basic forms
Pastoverthrew
Imperativeoverthrow
Present Participle (Participle I)overthrowing
Past Participle (Participle II)overthrown
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I overthrowwe overthrow
you overthrowyou overthrow
he/she/it overthrowsthey overthrow
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am overthrowingwe are overthrowing
you are overthrowingyou are overthrowing
he/she/it is overthrowingthey are overthrowing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have overthrownwe have overthrown
you have overthrownyou have overthrown
he/she/it has overthrownthey have overthrown
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been overthrowingwe have been overthrowing
you have been overthrowingyou have been overthrowing
he/she/it has been overthrowingthey have been overthrowing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I overthrewwe overthrew
you overthrewyou overthrew
he/she/it overthrewthey overthrew
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was overthrowingwe were overthrowing
you were overthrowingyou were overthrowing
he/she/it was overthrowingthey were overthrowing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had overthrownwe had overthrown
you had overthrownyou had overthrown
he/she/it had overthrownthey had overthrown
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been overthrowingwe had been overthrowing
you had been overthrowingyou had been overthrowing
he/she/it had been overthrowingthey had been overthrowing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will overthrowwe shall/will overthrow
you will overthrowyou will overthrow
he/she/it will overthrowthey will overthrow
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be overthrowingwe shall/will be overthrowing
you will be overthrowingyou will be overthrowing
he/she/it will be overthrowingthey will be overthrowing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have overthrownwe shall/will have overthrown
you will have overthrownyou will have overthrown
he/she/it will have overthrownthey will have overthrown
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been overthrowingwe shall/will have been overthrowing
you will have been overthrowingyou will have been overthrowing
he/she/it will have been overthrowingthey will have been overthrowing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would overthrowwe should/would overthrow
you would overthrowyou would overthrow
he/she/it would overthrowthey would overthrow
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be overthrowingwe should/would be overthrowing
you would be overthrowingyou would be overthrowing
he/she/it would be overthrowingthey would be overthrowing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have overthrownwe should/would have overthrown
you would have overthrownyou would have overthrown
he/she/it would have overthrownthey would have overthrown
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been overthrowingwe should/would have been overthrowing
you would have been overthrowingyou would have been overthrowing
he/she/it would have been overthrowingthey would have been overthrowing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am overthrownwe are overthrown
you are overthrownyou are overthrown
he/she/it is overthrownthey are overthrown
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being overthrownwe are being overthrown
you are being overthrownyou are being overthrown
he/she/it is being overthrownthey are being overthrown
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been overthrownwe have been overthrown
you have been overthrownyou have been overthrown
he/she/it has been overthrownthey have been overthrown
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was overthrownwe were overthrown
you were overthrownyou were overthrown
he/she/it was overthrownthey were overthrown
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being overthrownwe were being overthrown
you were being overthrownyou were being overthrown
he/she/it was being overthrownthey were being overthrown
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been overthrownwe had been overthrown
you had been overthrownyou had been overthrown
he/she/it had been overthrownthey had been overthrown
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be overthrownwe shall/will be overthrown
you will be overthrownyou will be overthrown
he/she/it will be overthrownthey will be overthrown
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been overthrownwe shall/will have been overthrown
you will have been overthrownyou will have been overthrown
he/she/it will have been overthrownthey will have been overthrown

overthrow

noun
SingularPlural
Common caseoverthrowoverthrows
Possessive caseoverthrow'soverthrows'