Synonyms

1. appropriation

noun. ['əˌproʊpriːˈeɪʃən'] money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose.

Synonyms

  • money
  • pork barrel

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Words that Rhyme with Appropriation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word appropriation


1. Noun, singular or mass
This appropriation by popular culture created the opportunity for great aesthetic variance in the appearance of Tiki statues.

Quotes containing the word appropriation


1. Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them; but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.
- Arthur Schopenhauer, Counsels and Maxims (The Essays of Arthur Schopenhauer)

2. appropriation

noun. ['əˌproʊpriːˈeɪʃən'] incorporation by joining or uniting.

Synonyms

  • annexation

3. appropriation

noun. ['əˌproʊpriːˈeɪʃən'] a deliberate act of acquisition of something, often without the permission of the owner.

Synonyms

  • borrowing
  • seizure
  • pre-emption
  • acquiring
  • requisition
  • preemption
  • sequestration
  • adoption

Antonyms

  • derequisition
  • integration
  • disapproval
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