Canon Law. a concealment of the pertinent facts in a petition, as for dispensation or favor, that in certain cases nullifies the grant.
Compare obreption (def 1).
Scots Law. the act of obtaining something, as an escheat, by concealing pertinent facts.
Compare obreption (def 2).
a fallacious representation or an inference from it.
(rare) the concealment of facts in order to obtain a benefit, esp an ecclesiastical benefit or, in Scots Law, a grant from the Crown Compare obreption
any deceitful misrepresentation or concealment of facts
noun 1. Usually, subrights. subsidiary rights, as for a literary or dramatic property.
noun, Mathematics. 1. a subset of a ring that is a subgroup under addition and that is closed under multiplication. Compare ring1 (def 22).
noun, Military. 1. a rocket that contains a nuclear depth charge and that can be launched underwater from a submarine torpedo tube.
verb (used with object), subrogated, subrogating. 1. to put into the place of another; substitute for another. 2. Civil Law. to substitute (one person) for another with reference to a claim or right. verb 1. (transitive) (law) to put (one person or thing) in the place of another in respect of a right or claim