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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.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Arrogation

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Google previewDrugs and Politics (1977)

by Paul Elliott Rock

For example, automobiles seized in raids by drug agencies supply vehicles for many enforcement agents at both lower and higher echelons of the agencies, while such arrogation is a common process in bankruptcy proceedings. The use of ...

Google previewThe Lexicon (1998)

by William Frank Buckley

arrogation (noun) To claim or seize without right; appropriate to oneself arrogantly; ascribe or attribute without reason. In the long view of it, conservatives have ...

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 ...

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. Areer in 10 main.

Google previewWörterbuch der Handels-, Finanz- und Rechtssprache / Dictionary of Commerical, Financial and Legal Terms / Dictionnaire des Termes Commerciaux, Financiers et Juridiques (2012)


arrogation || prétentionfmal fondée; usurpation f | Patent~ | arrogation of a patent || action de s'arroger un brevet. berühren v | to affect | affecter; concerner; atteindre | etw. aufs Engste ~ | to affect sth. very closely || toucher de très près qch .

Google previewThe Gentlemlen's Lexicon; Or, A Pocket Dictionary, Containing Nearly Every Work in the English Language (1835)

Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools by William Grimshaw

arrogation. AR'ROW. s.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

* ARROGATION. n.s. [from arrogate.] A claiming in a proud unjust ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Movement Media (2011)

by John D. H. Downing

Others were closer to autonomist politics and a “perspectivist” position, concerned with developing more multivoiced and engaging radio formats, thwarting the typical arrogation of the right to speak by representatives, journalists, or experts ...

Google previewA General Dictionary of the English Language (1780)

by Thomas Sheridan

ARROGATION, ảr-rở-gå'-shủn. f. A claiming in a proud manner. ARROSION, ảr-rở-zhủn. f. A gnawing. ARROW, ảr'- rỏ. f.

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Scrabble value of A1R1R1O1G2A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 10-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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