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noun. ['əˌproʊpriːˈeɪʃən'] money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose.
- pork barrel
Rhymes with Appropriation
How do you pronounce appropriation?
Pronounce appropriation as əˌproʊpriˈeɪʃən.
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Sentences with 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 about 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)
noun. ['əˌproʊpriːˈeɪʃən'] incorporation by joining or uniting.
noun. ['əˌproʊpriːˈeɪʃən'] a deliberate act of acquisition of something, often without the permission of the owner.