Definition of Arrogation

1. Noun. Seizure by the government.

Exact synonyms: Confiscation
Generic synonyms: Seizure
Specialized synonyms: Expropriation
Derivative terms: Arrogate, Confiscate



Definition of Arrogation

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

Definition of Arrogation

1. Noun. The unjust assumption of rights or privilege. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Arrogation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arrogation

arrivistes
arrière-pensée
arroba
arrobas
arrogance
arrogances
arrogancies
arrogancy
arrogant
arrogantly
arrogantness
arrogate
arrogated
arrogates
arrogating
arrogation (current term)
arrogations
arrogative
arrogator
arrogators
arrogaunce
arrogaunt
arrojadite
arrosion
arrove
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Literary usage of Arrogation

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1. Selections from the Public and Private Law of the Romans by James Johnson Robinson (1905)
"arrogation: in the early law arrogation was accomplished by a ... arrogation was, therefore, a matter of concern to the state, and it always remained an ..."

2. The Commentaries of Gaius and Rules of Ulpian by Gaius (1885)
"On arrogation and Adoption. This method of adoption per populum was ... Adoption, or rather arrogation, by imperial rescript afterwards replaced the older ..."

3. Student's Guide to Roman Law (Justinian and Gaius) by Dalzell Chalmers, Lionel Hickman Barnes (1907)
"Formerly when a man who was "sui juris" gave himself in arrogation, all his effects, both corporeal and incorporeal, passed over to the ..."

4. International Law: Private and Criminal by Ludwig von Bar, George Robertson Gillespie (1883)
"ADOPTION AND arrogation. § 103. The same principles will rule the constitution of paternal authority by means of adoption and arrogation,1 and also ..."

5. A Compendium of Roman Law Founded on the Institutes of Justinian: Together by Gordon Campbell (1878)
"In default of these, the nearest relation succeeded.] Tit. x.—arrogation as a mode of acquisition per universi- tatem. In the time of Justinian the ..."

6. The Institutes of Justinian: With English Introduction, Translation, and Notes by William Gardiner Hammond (1876)
"He speaks of children emancipated, and then giving themselves by arrogation to an adoptive father, and the position was not changed by his system. ..."

7. The History and Principles of the Civil Law of Rome: An Aid to the Study of by Sheldon Amos (1883)
"(3) THE EXTENSION OF THE FAMILY BY LEGITIMATION, ADOPTION, AND arrogation. The peculiar institution of regulated concubinage, which was rather a deferential ..."

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