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To take possession of or to make use of something for a personal reason, often without permission. (1)
Word Entries at Word Info: “appropriate
appropriate (uh proh pree AYT) (verb), appropriates; appropriated; appropriating
1. To give or to assign a resource to a particular person or cause: Some say that corrupt officials have been appropriating funds to spend on local projects in order to be re-elected by their constituencies or voters.
2. To take possession of something by force; such as, after a military invasion or conquest: A serious impediment to a peace settlement was the government's policy of illegally appropriating land from the farmers.
3. To identify or to set aside for a particular purpose: The city council appropriated funds for building the new library and for expanding its educational system.
4. To take possession of or to make use of something for one's own purpose, often without permission: Sara's brother is appropriating her book without her consent or knowledge.
To take possession of or to make use of something for oneself.
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appropriate (uh PROH pree it) (adjective), more appropriate, most appropriate
1. Being correct or suited for some purpose or situation: "Since this is will be a formal occasion, we will need to wear appropriate clothing."
2. A description of something that is of suitable behavior for a particular person, place, or condition, etc.: "The book is appropriate for children of all ages to read."

"Many parents and city officials do not consider the movie to be an appropriate presentation for pre-teens or even teenagers."

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(Latin: fit, fitted, suited, suitable, appropriate; join, fasten)
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