Meaning of unseat


Pronunciation: (un-sēt'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to dislodge from a seat, esp. to throw from a saddle, as a rider; unhorse.
  2. to remove from political office by an elective process, by force, or by legal action: The corrupt mayor was finally unseated.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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