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  • nounallocation, setting aside
  • nounstealing

synonyms for appropriation

  • allotment
  • allowance
  • donation
  • funding
  • grant
  • provision
  • stipend
  • subsidy
  • apportionment
  • assignment
  • concession
  • giving
  • stipulation
  • budgeting
  • setting apart
  • sponsoring
See also synonyms for: appropriations
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antonyms for appropriation

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  • bestowal
  • keeping
  • refusal
  • rejection
  • return
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How to use appropriation in a sentence

Debate over Fed’s powers prove stumbling block to stimulus talksAides close to the negotiations said a short-term bill to extend government funding was unlikely to be approved on Friday, meaning government appropriations would lapse Saturday morning.
GOVERNMENT FUNDING APPEARS LIKELY TO EXPIRE FRIDAY NIGHT AS CONGRESS TRIES TO COMPLETE STIMULUS DEALJEFF STEIN, MIKE DEBONIS, LISA REIN, RACHEL SIEGELDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It’s closer to tourist cuisine — discovered on trips to the United States and often served to American travelers, or Americans living here — but served with a certain amount of nostalgia and admiration, rather than appropriation.
THE NEW SOUL FOOD OF PARISALEXANDER HURSTDECEMBER 10, 2020EATER
For these schools, the conversation around Native mascots is about authentic representation rather than appropriation.
HUNDREDS OF SCHOOLS ARE STILL USING NATIVE AMERICANS AS TEAM MASCOTSHOPE ALLCHINOCTOBER 12, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Creating multi-year appropriations that provide funding for more than just a single fiscal year could help those programs survive changes in government.
WE NEED TO SHIELD THE US SPACE PROGRAM FROM ELECTION CYCLE CHAOSNEEL PATELOCTOBER 5, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The appropriation was the result of a lawsuit that claimed discriminatory state funding in decades past.
A PANDEMIC PROBLEM, OR JUST AN EXCUSE TO DENY HBCUS MORE FUNDING?TRUTHBETOLDJULY 7, 2020TRUTHBETOLD.NEWS
And this act of appropriation, as well as of bearing testimony, he afterwards repeated.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
The owner of the corn and hogs made strenuous objections to this appropriation of his property.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
When they hear of trouble on the Mountain the selectmen look the other way, and pass an appropriation to beautify the town pump.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
The reply was: An annual appropriation so long as the military organization was maintained at the University.
THE SUPPLIES FOR THE CONFEDERATE ARMYCALEB HUSE
The specific appropriation of some distinctive oath raised the presumption that it implied an unequivocal pledge of sincerity.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO APPROPRIATION

  • appropriation
  • kidnapping
  • rape
  • seizure
  • theft
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