appropriation

  • 1 Appropriation — • In theology, appropriation is used in speaking of the different Persons of the Trinity Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Appropriation     Appropriation      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 2 appropriation — I (allotment) noun allocation, allowance, apportionment, budget, budgeting, concession, designation of use, dispensation, distribution, setting apart associated concepts: appropriation bill, appropriation for public use, appropriation of money,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 appropriation — ap‧pro‧pri‧a‧tion [əˌprəʊpriˈeɪʆn ǁ əˌproʊ ] noun [countable, uncountable] 1. the official use of money for a particular purpose, or an amount of money that is used: • They each receive a state appropriation of $50,000 to cover education costs.… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 Appropriation — is the act of taking possession of or assigning purpose to properties or ideas and is important in many topics, including: *Appropriation (sociology) in relation to the spread of knowledge *Appropriation (art) **Appropriation (music) in reference …

    Wikipedia

  • 5 Appropriation — (lat. appropriatio, von appropriare, „erwerben, (sich) aneignen, zu eigen machen, appropriieren“) bezeichnet die Aneignung sowohl von Sachen, also den Erwerb eines Eigentums, als auch die Aneignung im philosophisch geisteswissenschaftlichen Sinne …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 6 appropriation — appropriation, grant, subvention, subsidy mean money or property given or set apart by an authorized body for a predetermined use by others. Appropriation is the comprehensive term used in government, business, or an institution controlling large …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 Appropriation — Ap*pro pri*a tion, n. [L. appropriatio: cf. F. appropriation.] 1. The act of setting apart or assigning to a particular use or person, or of taking to one s self, in exclusion of all others; application to a special use or purpose, as of a piece… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 appropriation — APPROPRIATION. s. f. Action de s approprier une chose. L appropriation d une Terre.Appropriation, en termes de Chimie, est l état où sont mis deux corps quine peuvent s unir ensemble que par le concours d un troisième corps, qui dispose les deux… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 9 appropriation — [n1] allocation, setting aside allotment, allowance, apportionment, assignment, budgeting, concession, donation, earmarking, endowing, funding, giving, grant, provision, setting apart, sponsoring, stipend, stipulation, subsidy; concepts 135,340… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 Appropriation — (lat.), Aneignung; Appropriatio feudi, Beendigung des Lehnsverhältnisses durch Aufhebung der Rechte des Lehnsherrn …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11 Appropriation — (lat.), Aneignung, auch Anmaßung einer Sache …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 12 Appropriation — Appropriation, Aneignung; appropriiren, aneignen …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 13 appropriation — (n.) late 14c., taking (something) as private property, from L.L. appropriationem (nom. appropriatio) a making one s own, noun of action from pp. stem of appropriare (see APPROPRIATE (Cf. appropriate)). Meaning setting aside for some purpose… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 14 appropriation — [ə prō΄prē ā′shən] n. 1. an appropriating or being appropriated 2. a thing appropriated; esp., money set aside for a specific use …

    English World dictionary

  • 15 appropriation — 1. appropriation [ aprɔprijasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIVe; bas lat. appropriatio 1 ♦ Didact. Action d approprier, de rendre propre à un usage, à une destination. ⇒ adaptation. « Ce qui fait un chef d œuvre c est une appropriation ou un appariement heureux… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 16 appropriation — The act of appropriating or setting apart; prescribing the destination of a thing; designating the use or application of a fund. McKenzie Const. Co. v. City of San Antonio, Tex.Civ.App., 50 S.W.2d 349, 352. In tort law, the act of making a thing… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 17 appropriation — The act of appropriating or setting apart; prescribing the destination of a thing; designating the use or application of a fund. McKenzie Const. Co. v. City of San Antonio, Tex.Civ.App., 50 S.W.2d 349, 352. In tort law, the act of making a thing… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 18 appropriation — n. 1) to make an appropriation for (our government made an appropriation for the project) 2) defense; foreign aid appropriations * * * [əˌprəʊprɪ eɪʃ(ə)n] foreign aid appropriations defense to make an appropriation for (our government made an… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 19 appropriation — ap|pro|pri|a|tion [əˌprəupriˈeıʃən US əˌprou ] n [U and C] formal 1.) the process of saving money for a special purpose, or the money that is saved, especially by a business or government appropriation of ▪ the appropriation of $2 million for the …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 appropriation — UK [əˌprəʊprɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n] / US [əˌproʊprɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms appropriation : singular appropriation plural appropriations formal 1) money that must be used in a particular way, according to an official decision… …

    English dictionary