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Synonyms for appropriation

Synonyms for appropriation

something, as a gift, granted for a definite purpose

the act of taking something for oneself

Synonyms for appropriation

money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose

incorporation by joining or uniting


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a deliberate act of acquisition of something, often without the permission of the owner

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Appropriated $55,000,000 with an additional $2,875,000 appropriated by Title VI, Emergency Supplemental Appropriation, Military Assistance, for a total of $57,875,000 as IMET grant assistance for FY2001.
To the degree that Kass has raised a multiplicity of questions about the relation of women to appropriation, her recent work should be applauded, but then, too, it should signal that it is time to move on.
3082, the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (VA) Appropriations Act for FY 2010.
Table 2 shows the Administration's FY2008 national defense budget request by budget subfunction and, for the Department of Defense, by appropriations title.
5 million appropriation will be prioritized by sections that pose the most danger to hikers and equestrians.
If no appropriation is made, deposits to the revenue bond tax fund are trapped and cannot be used (except for GO debt, if necessary), depriving the state of the moneys in excess of debt service.
contribution to the United Nations Joint Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), which was $18 million in FY2003, has been taken from the Child Survival HIV/AIDS appropriation, although the amount has not been earmarked.
Mostly Australian scholars focus on the theme of appropriation as they explore goddesses in South Asian religions.
Any such objections will be considered by the Council's Governance Committee who will first consider objections to the proposed appropriation and (subject to and only if it determines that the appropriation should be made) secondly any objections to the proposed disposal.
55 Meaning of Savings - savings refer to portions or balances of any programmed appropriation in this act free of any obligation or encumbrance still available after the completion or final discontinuance or abandonment of the work, activity, or purpose for which the appropriation is authorized, or arising from unpaid compensation & related costs pertaining to vacant positions & leaves of absence without pay; Augmentation implies the existence of an item, project, activity or purpose with an appropriation which upon implementation or subsequent evaluation of needed resources is determined to be deficient.
DECREASED DEBT SERVICE COVERAGE: Due to the declining appropriation amounts, debt service coverage (DSC) levels have fallen in 2012 FY to 4.
If the regular appropriation acts are not completed by October 1, Congress typically adopts a continuing appropriations act, commonly referred to as a continuing resolution, to provide stop-gap funding.
2 billion of the appropriation for medical services be spent on "specialty mental health care.
In fiscal years 2004 and 2005, DOD received funding for GWOT through both funds included in its annual appropriation and supplemental appropriations.
Much research in rhetoric and composition has focused on the damage done by teachers who inappropriately control student texts, but little of this research has examined the origins of text appropriation.
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