unappropriated

adjective
un·ap·pro·pri·at·ed | \ ˌən-ə-ˈprō-prē-ˌā-təd \

Definition of unappropriated 

: not set apart for or assigned to a particular purpose : not appropriated unappropriated cash reserves unappropriated land

Examples of unappropriated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

In 2016, a federal court ruled that the Administration had circumvented the appropriations process, and was unlawfully using unappropriated money to fund reimbursements due to insurers. James Freeman, WSJ, "Now Cut Off Congress," 13 Oct. 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'unappropriated.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of unappropriated

1756, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about unappropriated

Share unappropriated

Statistics for unappropriated

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for unappropriated

The first known use of unappropriated was in 1756

See more words from the same year

Comments on unappropriated

What made you want to look up unappropriated? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a magnificent or impressive array

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!