Examples of appropriation in a Sentence
the appropriation of funds to repair the bridge
The economy has been weakened by the appropriation of the country's resources by corrupt officials.
Recent Examples of appropriation from the Web
House Republicans have rejected the new investment in their appropriations bill.
The House of Representatives appropriations panel will vote Wednesday on a Department of Energy (DOE) spending bill that largely rejects deep 2018 cuts to science programs proposed by President Donald Trump.
At the federal level, language has been proposed for next year’s House appropriations bill that would set minimum standards to protect children from public embarrassment and leave them out of payment discussions.
At the federal level, language has been proposed for next year's House appropriations bill that would set minimum standards to protect children from public embarrassment and leave them out of payment discussions.
Also, Congress as a whole has yet to adopt an overall 2018 spending blueprint, called a budget resolution, which lawmakers use to set how much money is allocated to each of the 12 appropriations bills.
Kylie wears cornrows The accusations of cultural appropriation continued when Kylie shared a photo showing her wearing her hair in cornrows.
As part of the annual US budget process, the NASA administrator meets with the appropriations subcommittees in the Senate and House to discuss the president's budget request.
In 2016 Representative Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut, a Democrat, called for a one-time appropriation of $5 billion for emergency health and is planning to do so again this year.
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APPROPRIATION Defined for Kids
Definition of appropriation for Students
1 : an act or instance of taking especially illegally or unfairly
2 : the act or an instance of setting apart for a special purpose
3 : a sum of money set apart for a special purpose
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