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o•ver•turn



Pronunciation: (
v.ō"vur-tûrn';
n.ō'vur-tûrn"),
[key]
v.t.
1. to destroy the power of; overthrow; defeat; vanquish.
2. to turn over on its side, face, or back; upset: to overturn a vase.

v.i.
to turn on its side, face, or back; capsize: The boat overturned during the storm.

n.
1. the act of overturning.
2. the state of being overturned.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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