Definition of appanage
1a : a grant (as of land or revenue) made by a sovereign or a legislative body to a dependent member of the royal family or a principal vassalb : a property or privilege appropriated to or by a person as something due
2 : a rightful endowment or adjunct
Examples of appanage in a Sentence
use of the grounds was just one appanage he bestowed upon the caretakers of his estate
wealthy people who believe that political power is their natural appanage
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