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Verb
Coming into possession of
Verb
Utilizing or employing a tangible object
Verb
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.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
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.”
Noun
The action of assuming possession or power of
Noun
The action of capturing or of being captured
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