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Synonyms for usurpation

the act of taking something for oneself

Synonyms for usurpation

entry to another's property without right or permission

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

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Doing so would be a brazen usurpation of the exclusive power of Congress under the Constitution, he said.
The Supreme Court (SC) released early last night a restraining order that stopped the Sandiganbayan from proceeding with the arraignment on graft and usurpation of authority filed against former President Benigno S.
I congratulate you for a detailed story on the usurpation of 20,000 acres of prime land by the Defence Housing Society, Karachi.
RDK leader Vesel Memedi also reacted to the usurpation of the name, ac cusing PDSH-RM of counterfeiting the agree ment of the three parties.
The Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) maintained on Saturday its commitment to impeach Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales despite the indictment of former president Benigno Aquino on graft and usurpation of authority, in connection with the deaths of 44 Special Action Force (SAF) commandos during the botched Mamasapano counter-terror operation in 2015.
Not a word was spoken about the usurpation of governmental excess by Gov.
Selon le batonnier de l'ONHJT, l'huissier notaire en question a ete arrete le 17 fevrier pour usurpation de la fonction d'huissier de justice alors qu'il exercait sa profession en tant huissier de justice dans la circonscription territoriale de Jendouba.
According to the prevalent Turkish Cypriot narrative the formation of a regime founded on the unilateral usurpation of rights specifically reserved to the Turkish Cypriot people contravenes the obvious intent of the Zurich Agreement, the 1960 Constitution and the Treaty of Guarantee.
The disposed of applications included overseas Pakistanis complaints regarding delay in issuance of CNOP machine readable passports, illegal dispossession of properties, usurpation of inherited properties, lack of qualified professional legal advice, fraud and others.
We are proud of the mobilization and fearlessness of the Burkinabe people, especially its youth, whose unwavering determination helped to stop the usurpation," he said.
Le suspect sera presente incessamment devant les instances judiciaires pour [beaucoup moins que] escroquerie et usurpation de fonction [beaucoup plus grand que].
He vowed it is high time for federation to review entire situation on realistic grounds so that no grain of the sense of deprivation and usurpation of rights emanate anywhere in the country but people are fully satisfied and spirit of national integrity grow with passage of time.
World sociologists say that leaders who base their rule on constant accusations of collective conspiracies, instrumentalization and usurpation of the institutions and media, as well as (ab)use of the myth in the fight between the good and evil, cause an inestimable damage to the human rights.
The call follows reports about the discovery of a large usurpation of the contents of Palestinian public and private libraries in 1947 by the Haganah, a Jewish paramilitary organization in what was active during the British Mandate of Palestine from 1920 to 1948 and became the core of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) later on.
The source continued "the Palestinian popular movement today is the result of Israel's continued violation of the international legitimacy resolutions, usurpation of territories and rights and evasion of the requirements of just and comprehensive peace.