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Present participle for 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.”
Present participle for 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.”
Present participle for 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.”
Present participle for 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.”
Assuming possession, power
The action of capturing or of being captured
Present participle for to utilize or employ a tangible object
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