appropriation

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appropriation /əˌproʊpriˈeɪʃən/ noun
plural appropriations
appropriation
/əˌproʊpriˈeɪʃən/
noun
plural appropriations
Learner's definition of APPROPRIATION
formal
[noncount] : the act of appropriating something: such as
: the act of getting or saving money for a specific use or purpose
: the act of taking or using something especially in a way that is illegal, unfair, etc.
[count] : an amount of money that is used or provided by a government for a specific purpose
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