Definition of Subreption

1. n. The act of obtaining a favor by surprise, or by unfair representation through suppression or fraudulent concealment of facts.



Definition of Subreption

1. Noun. The act of obtaining a favour by surprise, or by unfair representation through suppression or fraudulent concealment of facts. ¹

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Definition of Subreption

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subreption

subregional
subregionals
subregions
subregna
subregnum
subregnums
subrelativistic
subreligion
subreligions
subrenal
subrent
subrents
subreplacement
subrepresentation
subrepresentations
subreption (current term)
subreptions
subreptitious
subreptitiously
subreptive
subresource
subresources
subresultant
subresultants
subretinal
subretinally
subrhomboid
subrigid
subring
subrings

Literary usage of Subreption

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1. Conscience and Law, Or, Principles of Human Conduct by William Humphrey (1896)
"If it is the truth that is suppressed in the petition, there is said to be subreption. A rescript or dispensation is null and void which has been obtained ..."

2. The Law of the Church: A Cyclopedia of Canon Law for English-speaking Countries by Ethelred Luke Taunton (1906)
"Some authors hold that subreption is the fault of obtaining acts by advancing facts ... subreption vitiates a rescript in certain cases : (1) If the ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"subreption may be intentional and malicious, or attributable solely to ignorance ... For the effect of subreption on the validity of grants see RESCRIPTS. ..."

4. Decisions of the Court of Session: From the Year 1733 to the Year 1754 by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Grant Elchies (1813)
"But we were more doubtful as to the reason of minority, and therefore did not decide it. And we found the qualifications of subreption or ..."

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