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 Dictionary entry overview: What does appropriated mean? 

APPROPRIATED (adjective)
  The adjective APPROPRIATED has 1 sense:

1. taken without permission or consent especially by public authority

  Familiarity information: APPROPRIATED used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

APPROPRIATED (adjective)

Sense 1appropriated [BACK TO TOP]


Taken without permission or consent especially by public authority


appropriated; confiscated; seized; taken over; confiscate; condemned

Context examples:

the condemned land was used for a highway cloverleaf / the confiscated liquor was poured down the drain


taken (having possession gained especially by force or effort)

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