usurp

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usurp /jʊˈsɚp/ Brit /jʊˈzəːp/ verb
usurps; usurped; usurping
usurp
/jʊˈsɚp/ Brit /jʊˈzəːp/
verb
usurps; usurped; usurping
Learner's definition of USURP
[+ object] formal
: to take and keep (something, such as power) in a forceful or violent way and especially without the right to do so
sometimes used figuratively

— usurpation

/ˌjuːsɚˈpeɪʃən/ Brit /ˌjuːzəːˈpeɪʃən/ noun [noncount]

— usurper

/jʊˈsɚpɚ/ Brit /jʊˈzəːpə/ noun, plural usurpers [count]
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