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 appropriate appropriate

adj

  • ( ) suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc  ( appropriate )
    suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc
     a book not appropriate for children
    a book not appropriate for children
     a funeral conducted the appropriate solemnity
    a funeral conducted the appropriate solemnity
     it seems that an apology is appropriate
    it seems that an apology is appropriate
  • verb

  • ( ) give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause  ( allow, appropriate, earmark, reserve, set aside )
    give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
     I will earmark this money for your research
    I will earmark this money for your research
     She sets aside time for meditation every day
    She sets aside time for meditation every day
  • ( ) take possession of by force, as after an invasion  ( appropriate, capture, conquer, seize )
    take possession of by force, as after an invasion
     the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants
    the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants
     The army seized the town
    The army seized the town
     The militia captured the castle
    The militia captured the castle


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