appropriate ADJECTIVE suitable; proper.
VERB 1) take for one's own use without permission. 2) devote (money) to a special purpose.
DERIVATIVES appropriately adverb appropriateness noun appropriation noun appropriator noun.
ORIGIN from Latin appropriare 'make one's own' , from proprius 'own, proper' .

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