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appropriate
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Candide
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as in: appropriated the Define
give, assign, or seize a resource -- usually for a particular use
  • How, without wit, he appropriates the wit of others!

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  • The money has been appropriated, but it hasn’t been spent yet.
  • The invading army appropriated the home to use as a local headquarters.

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as in: it is appropriate Define
suitable (fitting) for a particular situation
  • And I hope, too, that they will without trying hold their pens with an eighteenth century lightness, not inappropriate to a philosophic tale.

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  • These clothes aren’t appropriate for work.
  • The movie is not appropriate for young children.

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as in: it is appropriate Define
suitable (fitting) for a particular situation
as in: appropriated the Define
give, assign, or seize a resource -- usually for a particular use
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