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Synonyms for usurpation
ˌyu sərˈpeɪ ʃən, -zər-usurpa·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trespass, encroachment, violation, intrusion, usurpationnoun

    entry to another's property without right or permission

    infringement, violation, misdemeanor, irreverence, ravishment, assault, infraction, trespass, intrusion, invasion, misdemeanour, rape, encroachment, impact, impingement

  2. usurpationnoun

    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"

    violation, encroachment, intrusion, trespass

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. usurpationnoun

    seizure, assumption

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. usurpationnoun

    arrogation, seizure, appropriation

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  1. List of paraphrases for "usurpation":

    usurping, encroachment, theft, fraud, pretence

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  1. Juan Guaido:

    This is the first step toward ending usurpation.

  2. United States:

    We've come here to present a very clear agenda internationally, we want to end the usurpation of power of Nicolas Maduro, set a transitional government and call for free and transparent elections as soon as possible.

  3. Juan Guaido:

    We are going to achieve the end of the usurpation very soon in Venezuela.

  4. Francisco Marquez:

    We're willing to, at this moment, negotiate at an exit, for Maduro and regime officials, it will always be our job as an administration and a challenge to balance both the justice and the need for a transition right now. And that's a challenge, I have to be very upfront about that. But what's our priority right now ? To see the usurpation of power.

  5. Steven Mnuchin:

    Venezuela's oil... should not be used as a bargaining tool to prop up dictators and prolong the usurpation of Venezuelan democracy.

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