Appropriation meaning

ə-prōprē-āshən
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In tort law, the taking of the name or likeness of one person by another for a commercial purpose. It is considered an invasion of privacy.
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The act of appropriating.
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The definition of appropriation is a direction which is given that money is to be spent for a certain purpose.

An example of an appropriation is a state budget fund that is earmarked for education.

An example of an appropriation is a certain amount of profits that a company may decide to make available for a capital expenditure, such as a new building.

An example of an appropriation is when the United States Congress makes money available from the budget for military operations.

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An appropriating or being appropriated.
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A thing appropriated; esp., money set aside for a specific use.
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Public funds set aside for a specific purpose.
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The act by a legislative body to designate or set aside public funds for a government expenditure.
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(sociology) The assimilation of concepts into a governing framework.
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The taking of control or possession of property, especially the government’s taking of private property for a public purpose.
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An act or instance of appropriating.
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That which is appropriated.
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(art) The use of borrowed elements in the creation of a new work.
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