- Arrogation Ar`ro*ga"tion, n. [L. arrogatio, fr. arrogare. Cf.
1. The act of arrogating, or making exorbitant claims; the
act of taking more than one is justly entitled to. --Hall.
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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