Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The unjust assumption of rights or privilege.

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

  • noun seizure by the government

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