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verb (used with object), subrogated, subrogating.
to put into the place of another; substitute for another.
Civil Law. to substitute (one person) for another with reference to a claim or right.
(law) the substitution of one person or thing for another, esp the placing of a surety who has paid the debt in the place of the creditor, entitling him to payment from the original debtor
(transitive) (law) to put (one person or thing) in the place of another in respect of a right or claim


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