usurper

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u·surp

 (yo͞o-sûrp′, -zûrp′)
v. u·surped, u·surp·ing, u·surps
v.tr.
1. To seize and hold (the power or rights of another, for example) by force or without legal authority.
2. To take over or occupy without right: usurp a neighbor's land.
3. To take the place of (another) without legal authority; supplant.
v.intr.
To seize another's place, authority, or possession wrongfully.

[Middle English usurpen, from Old French usurper, from Latin ūsūrpāre, to take into use, usurp; see reup- in Indo-European roots.]

u·surp′er n.
u·surp′ing·ly adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.usurper - one who wrongfully or illegally seizes and holds the place of anotherusurper - one who wrongfully or illegally seizes and holds the place of another
offender, wrongdoer - a person who transgresses moral or civil law
claim jumper - one who illegally occupies property to which another has a legal claim
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usurper

[juːˈzɜːpəʳ] Nusurpador(a) m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

usurper

[juːˈzɜːrr] (formal) nusurpateur/trice m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

usurper

nunrechtmäßiger Machthaber, unrechtmäßige Machthaberin, Usurpator(in) m(f) (geh); (fig)Eindringling m; the usurper of the throneder Thronräuber; the usurper of his father’s throneder unrechtmäßige Nachfolger seines Vaters auf dem Thron
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

usurper

[juːˈzɜːpəʳ] nusurpatore/trice
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

usurp

(juˈzəːp) verb
to take (another person's power, position etc) without the right to do so. The king's uncle tried to usurp the throne; I shall not allow him to usurp my authority.
uˈsurper noun
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