Usurpation meaning

yo͝osər-pāshən, -zər-
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A wrongful seizure or exercise of authority or privilege belonging to another; an encroachment.
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The act of usurping; esp., the unlawful or violent seizure of a throne, power, etc.
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The wrongful seizure of something by force, especially of sovereignty or other authority.
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Trespass onto another's property without permission.
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The act of usurping, especially the wrongful seizure of royal sovereignty.
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