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Synonyms for appropriate

Synonyms for appropriate

suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place

consistent with prevailing or accepted standards or circumstances

to set aside or apart for a specified purpose

to lay claim to for oneself or as one's right

Synonyms for appropriate

give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause

take possession of by force, as after an invasion

suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc

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reflecting the tradeoff between appropriative and productive uses of the endowment.
hereditary water-rights holder owns the appropriative rights.
For example, were a student in one of my classes to construe in terms of "gay and lesbian rights" the "liberal" views toward homosexual acts that contributor Sandra Wawrytko traces in Japanese cultural and religious traditions, a Japanese exchange student in my class might find the student's appropriative hermeneutic problematic and offensive.
The collection of essays contained in this book clearly identifies central Thai culture as hegemonic and appropriative.
The anthology teaches us the danger and the limitations of an appropriative, univocal approach to vision and visual culture, and this is no small feat, no minor lesson.
Or, if the lines that deontological morality draws -- say, between appropriative and nonappropriative acts -- are formalistic, Katz has failed to make the case that drawing such lines requires Jesuitical casuistry rather than elegant theory.
Ibnlfassi's psychological reading of Chraibi's novel Le passe simple is, unfortunately, rather predictable, and Sean Hand's analysis of Albert Memmi's work is interesting as a theoretical text but is perhaps too appropriative.
And even when contemporary social scientists reject notions of nastiness and brutishness in favor of a seemingly more benign self-interest at the core of the human condition, the tacit claim that humans are fundamentally appropriative beings remains.
After 1688, it is argued, there is a marked shift in the vocabulary which Dryden uses to describe poetic influence away from terms with male, imperialist, appropriative, aggressive connotations towards those with passive, receptive, maternal, integrative, and celebratory overtones.
These are the nondiversionary water uses that were bypassed a century and more ago in the scramble for appropriative water rights by irrigation and mining interests (Huffman 1983; Wilkinson 1989, 1992; Livingston and Miller 1986).
Johnson thus locates the origins of Watercolour nationalism within 'the agenda of appropriative anthropology and museology .
Joyce has reclaimed his authority by rendering Pound's appropriative ambitions literally, and hilariously, satirizing the anti-Semitic Pound still further by transforming him into a Jew with delusions of grandeur.
Taking his cue from Sartre's remarks on the appropriative function of cigarettes in Being and Nothingness, Klein analyzes one of the most fundamental qualities of cigarettes, namely their "philosophical meaning" to reveal "the essence of appropriation" and "to display the motive behind all desire to possess something" (37).
There are four interrelated properties of Euroethnic art that are central to understanding the development of modernism, and in particular the development of contemporary art in the United States within the last few decades: 1) its appropriative character; 2) its formalism; 3) its self-awareness; and 4) its commitment to social content.