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appropriations

noun
plural of appropriation

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1 a sum of money allotted for a specific use by official or formal action
  • the National Park Service received an increased appropriation for wildlife management

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2 the unlawful taking or withholding of something from the rightful owner under a guise of authority
  • the insurgents' appropriation of the house for their headquarters

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“Appropriations.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/appropriations. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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