arrogation

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Arrogation \Ar'ro*ga"tion\, noun [L. arrogatio, fr. arrogare. Cf. {Adrogation}.]

1. The act of arrogating, or making exorbitant claims; the act of taking more than one is justly entitled to. --Hall.

2. (Civ. Law) Adoption of a person of full age.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

arrogation

noun

1: seizure by the government [syn: {confiscation}, {arrogation}]


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