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Definition of the noun arrogation

What does arrogation mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: arrogations

  1. seizure by the government
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of arrogation: confiscation
    • more generic word: seizure = the taking possession of something by legal process
    • more specific word: expropriation = taking out of an owner's hands

Alternative definition of the noun arrogation


  1. The unjust assumption of rights or privilege.

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Google previewOn Sport and the Philosophy of Sport (2015)

A Wittgensteinian Approach by Graham McFee

arrogation [or remaking] of Olympic values ̄, but arrogation is a species of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Sports Studies (2010)

by Alan Tomlinson

arrogation The process whereby a cultural product or ideal, such as 'Olympism', has attributed to it meanings that are not contained within the core principles of the ideal. As Alan Tomlinson (Sport and Leisure Cultures, 2005) has argued: 'allegedly universal values such as the “Olympic ideal” are reworked in different times and places, necessarily ...

Google previewA Law Dictionary (1969)

by J.A. Ballentine

Arrogation. Arrogation. Adoption of one sui juris. Arrondissement. (French) A department subdivision. Arsae et pensatae. Burnt and weighed; used of money to be minted.

Google previewA Concise Law Dictionary of Words, Phrases, and Maxims (1911)

With an Explanatory List of Abbreviations Used in Law Books by Frederic Jesup Stimson

ARISTOCRACY— ARROGATION 81 an argument by division [of the subject] is of very great force in law. Argumentum a similis valet in lege: an argument from analogy is good in law. Argumentum ab auctori tate : an argument from authority [ judicial decisions]. Ab impossibili : from an impossibility. Ab inconvenienti : from an inconvenience. Ad cnimenam: to the purse. Ad hominem: to the person; personal. Ad ignorantiam : to ignorance [relying on a sophism which the hearers cannot ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English and Singhalese, and Singhalese and English Languages (1821)

Under the Patronage of the Government of Ceylon by Benjamin Clough

&O code 90, #&oe: zood cocoon Arrogation, s.

Google previewDictionary of Terms and Phrases Used in American Or English Jurisprudence (1879)

by Benjamin Vaughan Abbott

ARROGATION. A civil-law term for the adoption of a person who was already of full age. Arsee et pensatae. Burnt and weighed. A term formerly applied to money tested or assayed by fire and by weighing. It occurs in the plural form, qualifying the word libra, pounds ; and marks the distinction between money so tested and ordinary coin, termed argentum album, q. v. ARSON. Properly, the malicious burning of another's house. 2 Binh. Cr. L. § 8. This was distinguished, early in ...

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