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appropriation
American English: /əˌproʊpriˈeɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /əˌprəʊprɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of appropriation in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 uncountable (taking)
    Example sentences
    • Looting of their properties and appropriation of their business establishments are undertaken to ensure that they do not return.
    • Firstly extending CPOs in this way would be yet another indication of the increased regulation of private property and its easy appropriation by the State.
    • The genocide, dehumanisation of the people through forced labour, expropriation of land and appropriation of cattle all contributed to the redefinition of manhood.
  • 2 uncountable (of funds)
    Example sentences
    • So he's going to remind us that our homeland is more secure, but it needs to be even more secure yet, meaning appropriations of money.
    • I think there will be money in a supplemental appropriation as early as next week.
    • The responsibility rests entirely with Congress allocating the appropriations required and with the executive branch of the Government.

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