appanage


appanage

noun

Definition of APPANAGE

1
something granted as a special favor <use of the grounds was just one appanage he bestowed upon the caretakers of his estate>
Synonyms appanage (also apanage), boon, concession, honor
2
something to which one has a just claim <wealthy people who believe that political power is their natural appanage>
Synonyms appanage (also apanage), birthright, prerogative
Related Words call, dibs, due, entitlement, perquisite, pretense (or pretence), pretension, privilege

Variants of APPANAGE

appanage also apanage

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