Unappropriated
Unappropriated Un`ap*pro"pri*a`ted, a. [Pref. un- not + appropriated.] 1. Not specially appropriate; having not special application. --J. Warton. [1913 Webster]

2. Not granted to any person, corporation, or the like, to the exclusion of others; as, unappropriated lands. [1913 Webster]

3. Not granted for, or applied to, any specific purpose; as, the unappropriated moneys in the treasury. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • unappropriated — adjective That has not been appropriated for a specific use, or assigned to a specific person or organization …   Wiktionary

  • unappropriated — adj. not appropriated; not set aside for a specific purpose; not taken by or designated for a specific person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unappropriated — adjective not taken or allocated …   English new terms dictionary

  • unappropriated — un·appropriated …   English syllables

  • unappropriated — /ʌnəˈproʊprieɪtəd/ (say unuh prohpreeaytuhd) adjective 1. not taken possession of. 2. not assigned or allotted …   Australian English dictionary

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