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overturn

US [ˌoʊvərˈtɜrn]
UK [ˌəʊvə(r)ˈtɜː(r)n]
  • v.倾覆;倾倒;翻掉;推翻
  • n.毁灭;推翻;垮台
  • Web颠覆;打翻;颠倒
Simple Present:overturns  Present Participle:overturning  Past Tense:overturned  
overturn
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v.
1.
[i][t]
倾倒;倾覆;翻掉if sthoverturns , or if sboverturns it, it turns upside down or on its side
The car skidded and overturned.
汽车打滑翻倒了。
He stood up quickly, overturning his chair.
他猛然站起来,弄翻了椅子。
2.
[t]
~ sth
推翻,撤销(判决等)to officially decide that a legal decision, etc. is not correct, and to make it no longer valid
to overturn a decision/conviction/verdict
撤销决定╱定罪╱裁决
His sentence was overturned by the appeal court.
上诉法庭撤销了对他的判决。

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