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ἀπο-χειροτονέω , by show of hands away from; and so,
I. vote a charge away from one, acquit him, “τινόςD.21.214.
II. reject as unfit,. τινὰ ἀπὸ τῆς τῶν ἐφήβων ἐπιμελείαςDin.3.15, cf. Arist. Ath.49.1; “αὑτὸν . τῆς ἀρχῆςPlu.Nic.8: metaph., .τῆς ἡδονῆς τὸν ἄνδρα you vote his poetry devoid of sweetness, Max.Tyr.23.5.
2. supersede, depose,τὸν στρατηγόνD.23.168, cf.Arist.Ath.61.2:—Pass., D.49.9, Hp.Ep.10.
3. abrogate, annul,τὰς συνθήκαςD.23.172:— Pass., of laws, Id.24.21; of a peace, to be rejected,ἐν τῇ ἐκκλησίᾳAr.Pax668.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Aristophanes, Peace, 668
    • Aristotle, Constitution of the Athenians, 61.2
    • Aristotle, Constitution of the Athenians, 49.1
    • Demosthenes, Against Midias, 214
    • Demosthenes, Against Aristocrates, 168
    • Demosthenes, Against Aristocrates, 172
    • Demosthenes, Against Timocrates, 12
    • Demosthenes, Against Timocrates, 21
    • Demosthenes, Against Timotheus, 9
    • Isaeus, Cleonymus, 45
    • Isaeus, Philoctemon, 37
    • Plutarch, Nicias, 8
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