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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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Without guidelines to effectively control non-preferred appropriations, the commonwealth cannot recover any of its appropriation unless total allowable costs in a funded program fall below the amount allocated by the state.
Disagreements between Congress and the President over FY 1996 appropriations and balancing the budget slowed the administration's FY 1997 budget preparations.
William Seidman before the Senate HUD-VA Appropriations Subcommittee, however, Subcommittee Chairman Barbara Mikulski expressed concern "about providing the FSLIC Resolution Fund with the same kind of indefinite appropriations" for fiscal 1991.
The Senate interior Appropriations Committee still needs to review and recommend appropriations on this bill.
One particularly objectionable element of this legislation is the REAL ID Act, which was added to the supplemental appropriations bill by the conference committee.
Total Superfund program appropriations decreased from fiscal year 1993 to fiscal year 2004, in constant 2003 dollars, from $1,884 million to $1,242 million.
Howard ``Buck'' McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, whose district includes the Los Angeles County portion of the Antelope Valley, is seeking a seat on the House Appropriations Committee.
As this issue goes to press, the final allocations of the security assistance appropriations have not been made.
2490, the IRS appropriations bill for fiscal year 2000.
Secondarily, the artist's use of the Yentl frame--a preloaded, preread image--to make her point begs for a reconsideration of appropriations that rely on the familiarity of the borrowed image to convey an artistic statement.
A House appropriations subcommittee voted last week to kill funding for the planned U.
Now let's try the appropriations committees of the House and the Senate.
The payments for lease obligations and certificates of participation issued by the Maryland Department of Transportation and MEDCO are intended to derive from (but are not limited to) appropriations from the state's transportation trust fund.
The money will be used for land surveys and easement acquisitions needed to relocate the three-mile portion of the national trail within Agua Dulce, according to National Forest Service officials, who must provide a progress report and action plan to Congress' Appropriations Committee by March 1.
Weiland to Se chairman of the Appropriations Committee, were filed after the House Appropriations Committee reduce approximately half a billion dollars.