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From Latin dis- + propriare ‎(to appropriate), from proprius ‎(one's own, proper).


dispropriate ‎(third-person singular simple present dispropriates, present participle dispropriating, simple past and past participle dispropriated)

  1. (transitive) To cancel the appropriation of; to disappropriate.

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