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Engelsk udsagnsord: usurp

1. usurp (om forhold) seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town.
He usurped my rights.
She seized control of the throne after her husband died.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)arrogate, assume, seize, take over


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termertake


Mere specifikke termerannex, appropriate, capture, conquer, hijack, preoccupy, raid, seize

2. usurp (om adfærd) take the place of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGloom had usurped mirth at the party after the news of the terrorist act broke.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerreplace, supercede, supersede, supervene upon, supplant









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