Disappropriate
Disappropriate Dis`ap*pro"pri*ate, v. t. 1. To release from individual ownership or possession. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. (Law) To sever from appropriation or possession a spiritual corporation. [1913 Webster]

Appropriations of the several parsonages . . . would heave been, by the rules of the common law, disappropriated. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Disappropriate — Dis ap*pro pri*ate, a. (Law) Severed from the appropriation or possession of a spiritual corporation. [1913 Webster] The appropriation may be severed, and the church become disappropriate, two ways. Blackstone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disappropriate — /dis ə prōˈpri āt/ transitive verb To take away from the condition of being appropriated adjective / it/ Deprived of appropriation ORIGIN: ↑dis (3) …   Useful english dictionary

  • disappropriate — verb To remove something that has been allocated to someone; often to reassign it elsewhere …   Wiktionary

  • Dispropriate — Dis*pro pri*ate, v. t. [L. dis + propriare to appropriate, fr. proprius one s own, proper.] To cancel the appropriation of; to disappropriate. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dispropriate — /dis prōˈpri āt/ (obsolete) transitive verb To disappropriate ORIGIN: ↑dis (3) …   Useful english dictionary

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