Definition of APPROPRIATE

to take or make use of under a guise of authority but without actual right <archaeologists once freely appropriated artifacts excavated at ancient African sites for their museums in Europe>
to take (something) without right and with an intent to keep <you can't just appropriate somebody's term paper and put your name on it!>

March 27, 2015
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Tranquilly at rest or causing no trouble
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