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Overview of noun appropriation

The noun appropriation has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) appropriation

(money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose)

2. annexation, appropriation

(incorporation by joining or uniting)

3. appropriation

(a deliberate act of acquisition of something, often without the permission of the owner; "the necessary funds were obtained by the government's appropriation of the company's operating unit"; "a person's appropriation of property belonging to another is dishonest") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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