usurpation

[n] - wrongfully seizing and holding (an office or powers) by force (especially the seizure of a throne or supreme authority)
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usurpation

Assumption of pacemaker function of the heart by a subsidiary focus as a result of its own increased automaticity; e.g., accelerated junctional pacemaker takes command when it exceeds the sinus rate. ... Origin: L. Usurpo, pp. -atus, to seise ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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usurpation

noun 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`
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Usurpation

• (n.) Use; usage; custom. • (n.) 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 usurp...
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usurpation

usurpation 1. Wrongfully seizing and holding (an office or powers) by force (especially the seizure of a throne or some other supreme authority). 2. Entry to another person's property without a legal right or permission. 3. To seize or to exercise authority or possession of something wrongfully.
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usurpation

Type: Term Pronunciation: yū′sŭr-pā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Assumption of pacemaker function of the heart by a subsidiary focus as a result of its own increased automaticity; accelerated junctional pacemaker takes command when it exceeds the sinus rate.
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