• (RP) IPA: /dɪˌfɛnɪˈstɹeɪʃ(ə)n/, /ˌdiː-/
  • (GA) IPA: /diˌfɛnəˈstɹeɪʃən/


  1. The act of throw#Verb|throwing something or someone out of a window. [from c. 17th c.]
  2. (Britain) The high-profile removal of a person from an organization.
  3. (computing, humorous) The act of removing the Microsoft Windows operating system from a computer in order to install an alternative one.
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