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Another word for arrogation

  1. The act of taking something for oneself

      1. A thing appropriated; esp., money set aside for a specific use
      2. Something appropriated, especially public funds set aside for a specific purpose.
      3. A legislative act authorizing the expenditure of a designated amount of public funds for a specific purpose.
      1. The act of taking possession or asserting a claim:
      2. The act of taking for granted:
      3. The act of taking to or upon oneself:
      1. The right to purchase something before others, especially the right to purchase public land that is granted to one who has settled on that land.
      2. (Law) The doctrine that federal law takes precedence over state law.
      3. The action of preempting, as the use of military force in a preemptive attack.
      1. An instance of abnormal, especially excessive electrical activity in the brain, causing symptoms such as involuntary muscle movements and the loss of awareness or the ability to pay attention.
      2. (Med. --- Archaic) A sudden attack of illness, as a stroke
      3. The act or an instance of seizing or the condition of being seized.
      1. Trespass onto another's property without permission.
      2. The act of usurping, especially the wrongful seizure of royal sovereignty.
      3. The act of usurping; esp., the unlawful or violent seizure of a throne, power, etc.
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