Definitions for usurpationˌyu sərˈpeɪ ʃən, -zər-

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. trespass, encroachment, violation, intrusion, usurpation(noun)

    entry to another's property without right or permission

  2. usurpation(noun)

    wrongfully seizing and holding (an office or powers) by force (especially the seizure of a throne or supreme authority)

    "a succession of generals who ruled by usurpation"

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  1. usurpation(Noun)

    The wrongful seizure of something by force, especially of sovereignty or other authority.

  2. usurpation(Noun)

    Trespass onto another's property without permission.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Usurpation(noun)

    the act of usurping, or of seizing and enjoying; an authorized, arbitrary assumption and exercise of power, especially an infringing on the rights of others; specifically, the illegal seizure of sovereign power; -- commonly used with of, also used with on or upon; as, the usurpation of a throne; the usurpation of the supreme power

  2. Usurpation(noun)

    use; usage; custom


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