Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: deposition
IPA transcription: [d,ɛpəz'ɪʃən]
Pronunciations of deposition
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: deposition, dethronement
    Meaning: the act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office
  • Synonyms: deposit, deposition
    Meaning: the act of putting something somewhere
  • Synonyms: deposition
    Meaning: (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer's office
  • Synonyms: deposition, deposit
    Meaning: the natural process of laying down a deposit of something
Usage examples
  • "Yes, yes, the mortuary deposition.
  • Everyone believed the victory to have been complete, and some even spoke of Napoleon's having been captured, of his deposition, and of the choice of a new ruler for France.
  • Those found in the "kettle holes" of the terminal or medial moraines, and those that are formed by the deposition of the glacial drift, as, for instance, Devil's Lake, and those that are caused by ice forming dams across the valley of a river that lasted only during the ice age.
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