subrogation

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From Late Latin subrogātiō, from sub- + rogātiō (inquiry, request); equivalent to sub- + rogation.

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subrogation (countable and uncountable, plural subrogations)

  1. (law) Substitution of a different person in place of a creditor or claimant with respect to certain rights and duties.
    Subrogation is a staple element of the casualty insurance business.
    He became my creditor as the result of a subrogation by a vendor.

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  • Black's Law Dictionary 10th Edition (2014)