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Example sentences for usurp

Emma announced repeatedly that if reality began to usurp the ideal, she would ditch reality in less than a second.
With neither the euro nor the yuan yet ready to usurp it, the dollar will not quickly lose its reserve-currency status.
The two elements have such similar properties that arsenic can usurp the place of phosphorus in many chemical reactions.
Conversely, management should not usurp the director's role.
The emergency manager does not replace them or usurp their jobs.
Further, it would usurp the agency's function for us to set aside the agency's ruling on a ground not presented to it.
They feel that to do so would usurp the legislative committee structure.

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