A civil law adoption of a child who has not reached the age of puberty.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Adrogation — Ad ro*ga tion, n. [L. adrogatio, arrogatio, fr. adrogare. See {Arrogate}.] (Rom. Law) A kind of adoption in ancient Rome. See {Arrogation}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adrogation — Adrogation, among ancient Romans, was a kind of adoption in which the person adopted was free, and consented to be adopted by another. It was done at the assembly of the people while the commonwealth subsisted, and later by a rescript of the… …   Wikipedia

  • adrogation — [adʀɔgɑsjɔ̃] n. f. ÉTYM. 1701; anc. franç. arrogacion, XIIIe XVe; lat. adrogatio, de adrogare, de ad, et rogare. ❖ ♦ Dr. rom. Adoption d une personne maîtresse d elle même (adoption sui juris). On emploie aussi le verbe adroger (conjug. bouger) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Adrogation — Ad|ro|ga|ti|on die; , en <aus gleichbed. lat. arrogatio zu ↑ad... u. rogare »bitten, (nach)fragen«> (veraltet) svw. ↑Adoption …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • adrogation — ad·ro·ga·tion …   English syllables

  • adrogation — /aedrowgeyshan/ In the civil law, the adoption of one who was impubes; that is, if a male, under fourteen years of age; if a female, under twelve …   Black's law dictionary

  • adrogation — ˌadrōˈgāshən noun ( s) : arrogation 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Adoption en droit romain — Auguste César, né Gaius Octavus, dont l adoption fut annoncée par testament de Jules César. L adoption en droit romain était une pratique relativement courante, en particulier chez les sénateurs. Postérieure à la loi des Douze Tables (vers 450),… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Roman Law —     Roman Law     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Roman Law     In the following article this subject is briefly treated under the two heads of; I. Principles; II. History. Of these two divisions, I is subdivided into: A. Persons; B. Things; C. Actions …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Arrogation — Ar ro*ga tion, n. [L. arrogatio, fr. arrogare. Cf. {Adrogation}.] 1. The act of arrogating, or making exorbitant claims; the act of taking more than one is justly entitled to. Hall. [1913 Webster] 2. (Civ. Law) Adoption of a person of full age.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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