how to pronounce appropriation

/əpˌɹoʊpɹiːˈɛɪʃən/

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appropriation is pronounced in five syllables

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əpɹoʊpɹɛɪʃən

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An example use of appropriation in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… is the prior appropriation doctrine this …”

meanings of appropriation

noun:

  1. That which is appropriated.
  2. Public funds set aside for a specific purpose.
  3. In church law, the making over of a benefice to an owner who receives the tithes, but is bound to appoint a vicar for the spiritual service of the parish.
  4. The assimilation of concepts into a governing framework.
  5. An act or instance of appropriating.
  6. The use of borrowed elements in the creation of a new work.
  7. In constitutional law, the principle that supplies granted by parliament are only to be expended for particular objects specified by itself.

words with pronunciation similar to appropriation

misappropriationexpropriationprocreation

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