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  • n. The unjust assumption of rights or privilege.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of arrogating, or making exorbitant claims; the act of taking more than one is justly entitled to.
  • n. Adoption of a person of full age.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of arrogating, or making unjust or unwarrantable claims or demands; the act of taking more than one is justly entitled to.
  • n. In Roman law, same as adrogation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. seizure by the government

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