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Definition of "arrogated" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of arrogate. (verb)
  • Claimed falsely (adjective)

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Use "arrogated" in a sentence
  • "-- A title arrogated to himself by Alexander.] [Line 393: Dullness here 'seems to be incorrectly used."
  • "From his company's website: "Earnings increased 1,100% versus the prior comparable period" implies good news for owners of Mr. Hennessy's management company, though this "arrogated" bounty surely necessitates bad news for his fund investors, as the release also states: "Assets under management grew from $775 million on June 30, 2009 to $813 million on June 30, 2010.""
  • "It was the state security council, chaired by successive NP government leaders including de Klerk, which had "arrogated" itself the right to determine the fate of many anti-apartheid activists inside South Africa and on foreign land, Mamoepa said."
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