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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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And, more recently, when Democrats were in power, Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Robert Byrd diverted $1 billion to West Virginia in less than two years, including $75 million to rebuild a radio telescope.
After fiscal 1991, the Fund's ability to discharge its liabilities will depend on further appropriations.
These funds may be transferred to and merged with the appropriation for Transition Initiatives.
1) Restricted Funds: This method would establish restricted funds or accounts which would effectively segregate the commonwealth appropriation and the expenditures associated with it.
Connecticut Development Authority state appropriation debt 'AA-';
McKeon said funds were chased for the last three years and finally secured through the 2000 Omnibus Appropriations Act, which also funds several other government agencies.
For this reason, TEI is disappointed by the recent decision of the House Appropriations Committee to cut more than $500 million from the Administration's fiscal year 1995 budget request.
Fitch's rating approach for housing bonds secured by annual appropriations involves: a quantitative analysis of annual appropriation amounts and the corresponding debt service coverage levels, review of the legal structure of the agreement, and a qualitative analysis of management oversight.
The shortfalls that were revealed this past summer should have been a wake-up call for the administration and Congress that the veterans health care system needs to have an adequate, reliable funding stream that the current discretionary appropriations process simply does not provide.
Because this pedagogical issue is such a familiar one with writing teachers, many are certain they know exactly where "good teaching" devolves into text appropriation.
Ligon's intervention revealed a potentially deep connection between appropriative practices and investigations of identity, a link that was overlooked during the important early phase of theorizing appropriation in the '80s--especially as far as an artist like Mapplethorpe was concerned.
Stratton and his staff noted that those "investments" had been deferred in this budget request, with the intent that a one-time request for a sizable appropriation to complete a new laboratory was under consideration for the future.
House Bill 1374, which provides a $307,844,000 appropriation to Penn State University for 2003-04.
The Omnibus Appropriations bill also included several controversial "riders.
Dorgan and Ben Nighthorse Campbell, the chairman and ranking member, respectively, of the Subcommittee on Treasury and General Government of the Senate Appropriations Committee, concerning the appropriations of the Internal Revenue Service for the fiscal year 2003.
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