arrogation arrogation

Definition(s):

  • (n) seizure by the government

Usage(s):

  1. But the secret weapon of Chinese 5jiao party is the combination of arrogation, misleading and the essence of Maoism.
  2. Proud of its constitutional mandate to advise the President on treaties, the Senate has long brooded over what it feels to be an arrogation of its influence in foreign affairs.

Quotes

  • "Discharge of executive authority by any other authority, howsoever highly placed but, fundamentally, non-accountable body, is nothing but arrogation of the authority to govern -- a task clearly assigned to another body," Chatterjee said...
    on May 14, 2005 By: Chatterjee Source: Hindu

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