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appropriating

verb , present participle of appropriate

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1 to take or make use of under a guise of authority but without actual right
  • archaeologists wrongfully appropriated artifacts excavated at ancient sites for their museums
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2 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!
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