Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: appropriation
IPA transcription: [əpɹ,oʊpɹi'eɪʃən]
Pronunciations of appropriation
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: appropriation
    Meaning: money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose
Usage examples
  • You can begin to sell town lots on that appropriation you know."
  • Why bless you, let the appropriation lag, if it wants to--that's no great matter--there's a bigger thing than that."
  • It will require a portion of the appropriation for necessary expenses, and I am sorry to say that there are members who will have to be seen.
  • The difficulty of satisfying these various desires at the same time is the primary cause of the despotism of the will, and the appropriation which results from it.
  • It provided for the issue of bonds for the payment of the interest due by the State, and for the appropriation of a special portion of State taxes to meet the obligations thus incurred.
  • Hawkeye calls the Lac du Saint Sacrement, the "Horican." As we believe this to be an appropriation of the name that has its origin with ourselves, the time has arrived, perhaps, when the fact should be frankly admitted.
  • First, the State Legislature of Alabama increased its annual appropriation from two thousand dollars to three thousand dollars; I might add that still later it increased this sum to four thousand five hundred dollars a year.
  • The Senator, himself, to do him justice, was not very much interested in the country or the stream, but he favored the appropriation, and he gave the Colonel and Mr. Brierly to understand that he would endeavor to get it through.
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