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usurp

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usurp/jʊˈsɚp/
British/jʊˈzəːp/verb
usurpsusurpedusurping
usurp
/jʊˈsɚp/British/jʊˈzəːp/
verb
usurpsusurpedusurping
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/British/ˌjuːzəːˈpeɪʃən/noun,[noncount]

— usurper

/jʊˈsɚpɚ/British/jʊˈzəːpə/noun,pluralusurpers[count]
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