irrogate

transitive verb

-ed/-ing/-s
obsolete Scottish
: to impose (a penalty) legally
irrogation noun
plural -s

Word History

Etymology

Latin irrogatus, past participle of irrogare to propose against, impose, from in- in- entry 2 + rogare to ask, request

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“Irrogate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/irrogate. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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