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  1. ap·pro·pri·ate
  2. adjective

    • 1. suitable or proper in the circumstances:

      a measure appropriate to a wartime economy

    verb

  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: appropriate, 3rd person present: appropriates, gerund or present participle: appropriating, past tense: appropriated, past participle: appropriated

    • adjective

      suitable or proper in the circumstances:
    • verb

      take (something) for one's own use, typically without the owner's permission:

      devote (money or assets) to a special purpose:

    • adjective

      suitable for a particular age or age group:
    • adjective

      suitable for a particular age or age group:
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