usurpar

usurpar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to take illegally)
a. to usurp
El candidato manipuló el apoyo dentro del partido para permitirle usurpar el poder.The candidate manipulated support within the party to enable him to usurp power.
2. (to assume illegally)
a. to steal
El hacker consiguió información confidencial para usurpar la identidad de Jaime.The hacker obtained confidential information to steal Jaime's identity.
3. (to take by force)
a. to seize
Los guerrilleros obligaron a Pedro a abandonar su casa y usurparon sus tierras.The guerrillas forced Pedro out of his home and seized his land.
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usurpar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to usurp
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
usurpar
transitive verb
[+poder, trono] to usurp; [+tierras] to seize
el periodo previo a la desintegración de la URSS para usurpar el poder y armarse hasta los dientes que inculpa políticamente a quienes dejaron que Mienmano usurpara funciones
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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