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- 1. trespass, encroachment, violation, intrusion, usurpation, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reus
- usage: entry to another's property without right or permission
- 2. usurpation, capture, gaining control, seizure
- usage: 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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See also: usurpation (Dictionary)