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arrogation


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arrogation  \Ar`ro*ga"tion\,  n.  [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  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arrogation 
  n  :  seizure  by  the  government  [syn:  {confiscation}] 




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