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〔 әˋproprIˏet 〕


〔 әˊprouprieit 〕

Overview of verb appropriate

The verb appropriate has 2 senses

  • allow, appropriate, earmark, set aside, reserve -- (give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause; "I will earmark this money for your research"; "She sets aside time for meditation every day")

  • appropriate, capture, seize, conquer -- (take possession of by force, as after an invasion; "the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"; "The army seized the town"; "The militia captured the castle")

Overview of adj appropriate

The adj appropriate has 1 sense

  • appropriate -- (suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc; "a book not appropriate for children"; "a funeral conducted the appropriate solemnity"; "it seems that an apology is appropriate")