- Present participle of impropriate.
Variant of impropriate
transitive verbimpropriated, impropriating
- to transfer (church income or property) to private individuals or corporations
- Obsolete to appropriate
Origin of impropriate; from Ecclesiastical Medieval Latin impropriatus, past participle of Medieval Latin impropriare, to take as one's own ; from Classical Latin in, in + proprius, one's own
having been impropriated