appropriation

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appropriation (plural appropriations)

  1. An act or instance of appropriating.
  2. That which is appropriated.
  3. Public funds set aside for a specific purpose.
  4. (art) The use of borrowed elements in the creation of a new work.
  5. (sociology) The assimilation of concepts into a governing framework.

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