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overturn

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Definition of overturn

Etymology

    over- +‎ turn

Verb

overturn (third-person singular simple present overturns, present participle overturning, simple past and past participle overturned)

  1. To turn over, capsize or upset (something)
  2. To overthrow or destroy something
  3. (law) To reverse a decision; to overrule or rescind

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