Complete Definition of "usurp"

English
Etymology
From French usurper < Latin usurpare|Å«sÅ«rpÄre

Pronunciation
IPA|/ju'sÉrp/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)p|-ÉË(r)p

Verb
en-verb

#To seize power from another, usually by illegitimate means.
#To use and assume the coat of arms of another person.

Translations
trans-top|to seize power
Dutch: zich toeëigenen
Esperanto: uzurpi
French: usurper
German: usurpieren
Icelandic: hrifsa völd, taka yfir, ræna völdum
Latin : usurpare|Å«surpÄre
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Norwegian: t-|no|usurpere
Polish: uzurpowaÄ
Portuguese: usurpar
Romanian: uzurpa, rÄpi
Spanish: usurpar
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Related terms
usurpation
usurper

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