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    appropriate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word appropriate

    (verb) give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
    Synonyms : allow , earmark , reserve , set aside
    Example Sentence
    • I will earmark this money for your research
    • She sets aside time for meditation every day
    (verb) take possession of by force, as after an invasion
    Synonyms : capture , conquer , seize
    Example Sentence
    • the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants
    • The army seized the town
    • The militia captured the castle
    (adj) suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc
    Example Sentence
    • a book not appropriate for children
    • a funeral conducted the appropriate solemnity
    • it seems that an apology is appropriate
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for appropriate

appropriate = a + property + iate.. i.e. to make it your own property .. by force if required.. And also when you are appropriating it your self you are "allocating" it to yourself.

appropriate: is like app(apple) rop(rob) riate(ate= taking away), is taking ur apple from u, taking possession of.


Property + Ate

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a+ppropriate(proprietorship)means the ownership of a business or property.

when something is appropriate, we do not ask for approval i.e., take without permission

Word used in video below:
text: bagpipes are appropriate for our wedding
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