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1 appropriate ˈproʊprijət/ adjective
1 appropriate
ˈproʊprijət/
adjective
Learner's definition of APPROPRIATE
[more appropriate; most appropriate]
: right or suited for some purpose or situation
opposite inappropriate

— appropriately

adverb

— appropriateness

noun [noncount]
2 appropriate ˈproʊpriˌeɪt/ verb
appropriates; appropriated; appropriating
2 appropriate
ˈproʊpriˌeɪt/
verb
appropriates; appropriated; appropriating
Learner's definition of APPROPRIATE
[+ object]
: to get or save (money) for a specific use or purpose
: to take or use (something) especially in a way that is illegal, unfair, etc.
compare misappropriate
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