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Claiming or seizing something without justification; claiming something on behalf of another. In Civil Law, the Adoption of an adult who was legally capable of acting for himself or herself.

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ARROGATION, civil law. Signifies nearly the same as adoption; the only difference between them is this, that adoption was of a person under full age but as arrogation required the person arrogated, sui juris, no one could be arrogated till he was of full age. Dig. 1, 7, 5; Inst. 1, 11, 3 1 Brown's Civ. Law, 119.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Certainly, no man can dare to arrogate to Himself the power to forgive sins.
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"Allowing hospitals and other religiously affiliated organizations that are not houses of worship to arrogate to themselves the legal status of a church, and thereby to deprive their legions of employees of ERISA's protections, would be impermissible religious favoritism, giving the institutions a leg up in the competitive marketplace based solely on religion," AU's brief asserts.