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to lay claim to for oneself or as one's right

Synonyms for usurp

seize and take control without authority and possibly with force

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The Govt of India now usurps a huge windfall from the RBI going contrary to what the central bank's own think tank CAFRAL had said.
Pursuant to Section 1 of said Rule, Quo Warranto is 'an action for the usurpation of a public office, position or franchise brought in the name of the Republic of the Philippines against: (a) A person who usurps, intrudes into, or unlawfully holds or exercises a public office, position or franchise; (b) A public officer who does or suffers an act which, by the provision of law, constitutes a ground for the forfeiture of his office; or (c) An association which acts as a corporation within the Philippines without being legally incorporated or without lawful authority so to act.'
'The Pakistani people want a society where everyone has equal rights and no one usurps the rights of others,' he said.
should not expect to receive a better offer in Appeals than that offered under this settlement initiative," the IRS seemingly usurps the authority of Appeals to assess (and the right of taxpayers to have Appeals assess) the merits of cases.
Throughout history, without exception, every theocrat who usurps the power of the state to write his interpretation of the Bible into law has spawned only tyranny.
The FBI has been for many years largely restricted from investigating left-wing subversion and terrorism, and reoriented toward investigating "white collar" crime and a huge new federal criminal code that usurps many of the police functions of state and local governments.
Far from complementing Congress's voluntary incentive scheme, the Pediatric Rule usurps it by superimposing an often-incompatible regime."
The cross-dressed Estela usurps phallic power, sadistically submitting her admirer to questioning as she delays the revelation of her identity.
Presently, congress grass is known only lot its negative attributes as a hardy weed that thrives in almost all climatic conditions and usurps every piece of marginal land.
The find usurps the title of Kuiper belt king from another recently discovered resident, 20000 Varuna, which measures 900 km across.
To find out how much energy your home usurps, type in your U.S.
Like the dwellings painted by Edward Hopper, Deutsch's suburban abodes are metaphors for the way that, in modern society, autonomy tends to slide into isolation and voyeurism increasingly usurps more meaningful forms of human contact.
The publication is based on the assertion that it is never too early to start preparing for the day when the European currency finally usurps the punt.
Concerning the tribunal hearings, legal counsel writes, 'Finally, the dispute resolution method suggested is terribly inadequate and usurps the authority of the arbitrators under the collective agreement.'"
The reason is that the lawyer-expert who expounds on the law usurps the role of the trial court."