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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: usurpation(0.01116 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to usurpation.
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n 1: entry to another's property without right or permission
[syn: trespass, encroachment, violation, intrusion]
2: 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” English → English (gcide)
Usurpation \U`sur*pa"tion\, n. [L. usurpatio ? making use,
usurpation: cf. F. usurpation.]
1. 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
He contrived their destruction, with the usurpation
of the regal dignity upon him. --Sir T. More.
A law [of a State] which is a usurpation upon the
general government. --O.
Manifest usurpation on the rights of other States.
Note: Usurpation, in a peculiar sense, formerly denoted the
absolute ouster and dispossession of the patron of a
church, by a stranger presenting a clerk to a vacant
benefice, who us thereupon admitted and instituted.
2. Use; usage; custom. [Obs.] --Bp. Pearson.