Meaning of regime change in English:

regime change

Pronunciation /reɪˈʒiːm ˌtʃeɪndʒ/

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  • The replacement of one administration or government by another, especially by means of military force.

    ‘The resounding clear remit for this war was WMD, not for regime change or to impose democracy.’
    • ‘There is undoubtedly a desire among various elements of the US government to see regime change in Iran.’
    • ‘Preemption requires troops to march on an enemy capital and carry out regime change.’
    • ‘To adapt an old legal phrase, the man on the Lima omnibus is against war for regime change.’
    • ‘An occasional catalyst for regime change during the colonial era was the mass strike.’
    • ‘As for regime change, it is best viewed as a complement to diplomacy and deterrence.’
    • ‘Simply put, just as regimes come in many forms, so too do the tools of regime change.’
    • ‘These are voters ready to turn anger into action, to work for a regime change here at home.’
    • ‘That in itself is proliferation, and it is linked to the aggressive doctrine of regime change.’
    • ‘I think that's the heart of it, and with a policy of regime change, he's more or less said so.’
    • ‘The movie closes with an extended sequence where the new ruling class celebrates its empty regime change at a sumptuous ball.’
    • ‘Examines the role of regimes in an interdependent world, advancing four models to account for regime change.’
    • ‘On this level, France would have preferred no regime change and a lifting of sanctions to get back to business as usual.’
    • ‘This is not the first time that the people of Iraq have had a regime change.’
    • ‘The reasons for it are still headlines today - regime change and international terrorism.’
    • ‘Is that what he is saying, or is he saying he supports finishing the job and supports a regime change?’
    • ‘If you really want a regime change in Britain, you have to act, to confront the police and authorities.’
    • ‘Others argue that the process is inherently flawed and that disarmament by regime change is the only realistic way forward.’
    • ‘If the goal of our leaders continues to be regime change, then let regime change begin at home.’
    • ‘This has not been a good year for regime change, pre-emptive war and unilateral intervention.’