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Adjective
Marked by suitability or aptness
“The movie contains content that may not be appropriate for children.”
Adjective
Timely or marked by good timing
“That applause came in an appropriate manner, when awkward silence threatened to derail the act.”
Verb
To take, claim or use for one's own benefit, usually without the owner's consent
“Approval to appropriate these sacred grounds for the construction of a new park did not sit well with the indigenous community.”
Verb
To steal
“When the charges were laid after Kiera had decided to appropriate millions of dollars from her company, her fall from grace was assured.”
Verb
To dedicate or set aside something for a particular purpose
“The county continues to appropriate funds for senior services that help keep our seniors independent.”
Verb
To reproduce something for one's own benefit, typically without the owner's consent
“To appropriate the work of another artist for propaganda is highly unethical.”
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