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Usurp – English Flashcard for Usurp for IELTS

Published on May 14th, 2019 | Last updated on September 9th, 2020 by | Category: 1100 Words You Need to Know Flashcards, English Vocabulary in Context | No Comments on Usurp – English Flashcard for Usurp for IELTS | 113 Views | Reading Time: 1 minute

Usurp

Usurp (verb) /juːˈzɜːp/ /-ˈsɜːp/

to seize or use something unacceptably – take control of something illegally – seize power – take over – arrogate:

Many conscious attempts were made to push back the opportunistic people who intended to usurp authority and power after the monarch relinquished the throne.

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