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appropriation

noun
     
Related topics: Finance
ap‧pro‧pri‧a‧tion [uncountable and countable] formal
1BFPG 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 new hospital
2 the act of taking control of something without asking permission
appropriation of
the appropriation of company property

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