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    apanage

    apanage - Dictionary definition and meaning for word apanage

    Definition
    (noun) any customary and rightful perquisite appropriate to your station in life
    Synonyms : appanage
    Example Sentence
    • for thousands of years the chair was an appanage of state and dignity rather than an article of ordinary use
    Definition
    (noun) a grant (by a sovereign or a legislative body) of resources to maintain a dependent member of a ruling family
    Synonyms : appanage
    Example Sentence
    • bishoprics were received as appanages for the younger sons of great families
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