noun sur·ro·ga·tion \ˌsərəˈgāshən\

Definition of surrogation



  1. 1 :  the action of surrogating :  substitution, subrogation

  2. 2 :  an instance of surrogating

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Origin and Etymology of surrogation

Medieval Latin surrogation-, surrogatio, from Latin surrogatus (past participle) + -ion-, -io -ion

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