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Engelsk navneord: appropriation

1. appropriation (om forhold) money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose


Mindre specifikke termermoney


Mere specifikke termerpork, pork barrel


Overordnet emneområdegeneral assembly, law-makers, legislative assembly, legislative body, legislature

2. appropriation (om handling) incorporation by joining or uniting


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)annexation


Mindre specifikke termerincorporation

3. appropriation (om handling) a deliberate act of acquisition of something, often without the permission of the owner


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe necessary funds were obtained by the government's appropriation of the company's operating unit.
A person's appropriation of property belonging to another is dishonest.


Mindre specifikke termeracquiring, getting


Mere specifikke termeradoption, borrowing, pre-emption, preemption, requisition, seizure, sequestration









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