usurpation

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French usurpacion, from Latin usurpatio.

Noun[edit]

usurpation ‎(plural usurpations)

  1. The wrongful seizure of something by force, especially of sovereignty or other authority.
  2. Trespass onto another's property without permission.
  3. A taking or use without right.

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

usurpation f ‎(plural usurpations)

  1. usurpation (wrongful seizure)
  2. that which is usurped.

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