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A child's appetite for new toys appeal to the desire for ownership and appropriation: the appeal of toys comes to lie not in their use but in their status as possessions.
Christopher Lasch

Meaning of "appropriation" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF APPROPRIATION

appropriation  [əˌprəʊprɪˈeɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF APPROPRIATION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Appropriation is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES APPROPRIATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Appropriation

Appropriation may refer to: ▪ Appropriation ▪ Appropriation in reference to the re-use and proliferation of different types of music ▪ Appropriation origination of human ownership of previously unowned natural resources such as land ▪ Appropriation ▪ Appropriation as a component of government spending ▪ Appropriation in relation to the spread of knowledge ▪ Cultural appropriation, the borrowing, or theft, of an element of cultural expression of one group by another ▪ Reappropriation, use of a negative word or object by a member of the offended group, with a sense of pride. ▪ The personality rights tort of appropriation, one form of invasion of privacy ▪ Appropriation , by The Long Blondes...

Definition of appropriation in the English dictionary

The definition of appropriation in the dictionary is the act of setting apart or taking for one's own use. Other definition of appropriation is a sum of money set apart for a specific purpose, esp by a legislature.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH APPROPRIATION


abbreviation
əˌbriːvɪˈeɪʃən
affiliation
əˌfɪlɪˈeɪʃən
appreciation
əˌpriːʃɪˈeɪʃən
association
əˌsəʊsɪˈeɪʃən
aviation
ˌeɪvɪˈeɪʃən
depreciation
dɪˌpriːʃɪˈeɪʃən
deviation
ˌdiːvɪˈeɪʃən
differentiation
ˌdɪfəˌrɛnʃɪˈeɪʃən
humiliation
hjuːˌmɪlɪˈeɪʃən
initiation
ɪˌnɪʃɪˈeɪʃən
irradiation
ɪˌreɪdɪˈeɪʃən
mediation
ˌmiːdɪˈeɪʃən
negotiation
nɪˌɡəʊʃɪˈeɪʃən
pronunciation
prəˌnʌnsɪˈeɪʃən
radiation
ˌreɪdɪˈeɪʃən
Reconciliation
ˌrɛkənˌsɪlɪˈeɪʃən
recreation
ˌrɛkrɪˈeɪʃən
remediation
rɪˌmiːdɪˈeɪʃən
retaliation
rɪˌtælɪˈeɪʃən
variation
ˌvɛərɪˈeɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE APPROPRIATION

approbatory
appropinquate
appropinquation
appropinque
appropinquity
appropriable
appropriacy
appropriate
appropriately
appropriateness
appropriation account
appropriation bill
Appropriations Committee
appropriative
appropriator
approvable
approvably
approval
approval rating
approvance

WORDS THAT END LIKE APPROPRIATION

accreditation
action
administration
animation
application
certification
citation
combination
communication
confirmation
conversation
corporation
creation
decoration
destination
documentation
duration
education
evaluation
excitation
federation

Synonyms and antonyms of appropriation in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «APPROPRIATION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «appropriation» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of appropriation

Translation of «appropriation» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF APPROPRIATION

Find out the translation of appropriation to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of appropriation from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «appropriation» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

拨款
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

apropiación
570 millions of speakers

English

appropriation
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विनियोग
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الاعتمادات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

присвоение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

apropriação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গ্রাহ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

appropriation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pembahagian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Aneignung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

充当
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

처분
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Appropriation
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chiếm đoạt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பொருத்தப்பாடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विनियोग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ödenek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

appropriazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Środki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

привласнення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

credit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πίστωση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

aanwending
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

anslag
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bevilgning
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of appropriation

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «APPROPRIATION»

The term «appropriation» is quite widely used and occupies the 30.209 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «APPROPRIATION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about appropriation

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6 QUOTES WITH «APPROPRIATION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word appropriation.
1
Earl Blumenauer
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting distributes an annual appropriation that we provide in accordance with a statutory formula, the vast majority of which goes directly to public radio and television stations.
2
Paul Hawken
That appropriation of resources and the transformation of them into goods and services through the European production system characterized, and characterizes to this day, all industrial systems including the information age.
3
Karl Jaspers
If philosophy is practice, a demand to know the manner in which its history is to be studied is entailed: a theoretical attitude toward it becomes real only in the living appropriation of its contents from the texts.
4
Deborah Kass
Appropriation was the language of my generation in many ways. It came out of Duchamp, Warhol, Johns, Lichtenstein.
5
Christopher Lasch
A child's appetite for new toys appeal to the desire for ownership and appropriation: the appeal of toys comes to lie not in their use but in their status as possessions.
6
Jerry Saltz
Appropriation is the idea that ate the art world. Go to any Chelsea gallery or international biennial and you'll find it. It's there in paintings of photographs, photographs of advertising, sculpture with ready-made objects, videos using already-existing film.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «APPROPRIATION»

Discover the use of appropriation in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to appropriation and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cultural Appropriation and the Arts
Young offers a systematic philosophical investigation of the moral and aesthetic issues to which cultural appropriation gives rise.
James O. Young, 2010
2
Adaptation and Appropriation
Bringing clarity to the complex debates surrounding adaptation and appropriation, this multidisciplinary book will prove an invaluable resource for students of literature, film or culture.
Julie Sanders, 2007
3
Borrowed Power: Essays on Cultural Appropriation
This book was a really informative and insightful collection of essays over cultural appropriation in our society today, mostly focusing on America's appropriation and use of Native American culture specifically more or less.
Bruce H. Ziff, Pratima V. Rao, 1997
4
Appropriation
Important documents and appraisals of appropriation art from Duchamp's readymades to feminist and postcolonial critique.
David Evans, 2009
5
Who Owns Culture?: Appropriation and Authenticity in ...
Who Owns Culture? offers the first comprehensive analysis of cultural authorship and appropriation within American law.
Susan Scafidi, 2005
6
Cutting Across Media: Appropriation Art, Interventionist ...
Among the contributors to the collection are the novelist and essayist Jonathan Lethem, the poet and cultural critic Joshua Clover, the filmmaker Craig Baldwin, the hip-hop historian Jeff Chang, the 'zine-maker and sound collage artist ...
Kembrew McLeod, Rudolf Kuenzli, 2011
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Between Educationalization and Appropriation: Selected ...
These selected writings provide not only a thorough introduction to the history of modern educational systems, but also a twenty-five-year overview of the work of a well-known pioneer in the field of history of education.
Marc Depaepe, Marc Vervenne, 2012
8
Appropriation of Colonial Broadcasting: A History of Early ...
For the first time, a construction of the history of early radio in the Philippines is attempted through the author's painstaking examination of archival records, extant publications, and private memorabilia as well as interviews with radio ...
Elizabeth L. Enriquez, 2008
9
Art After Appropriation: Essays on Art in the 1990s
Art After Appropriation also examines the creation of public art from covert actions and social feedback, and how bodies participate in their own appropriation.
John Welchman, 2013
10
Ownership and Appropriation
Through detailed case studies covering a wide range of related issues, Ownership and Appropriation provides a new approach to this key anthropological topic.
Veronica Strang, Mark Busse, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «APPROPRIATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term appropriation is used in the context of the following news items.
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Former defense minister charged with appropriation of property
TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia's Prosecutor General's Office on Thursday charged a former defense minister with appropriation of property from ... «Democracy & Freedom Watch, Jul 15»
2
Junya Watanabe Thom Browne Spring/Summer 2016 Cultural …
This also kind of reminded me of the Rick Owens collection with the step team, that was an appropriation of black culture, but it wasn't about the ... «Complex, Jul 15»
3
Uhuru signs Appropriation Bill 2015 into law
The Appropriation Bill 2015 has been signed into law, authorising the state to withdraw money from the Consolidated Fund for the 2015/2016 ... «The Star, Jul 15»
4
President Uhuru Kenyatta signs Appropriation Bill 2015 into law
The Appropriation Act authorizes the Government to withdraw money from the Consolidated Fund for the financial year 2015/2016. The Act ... «The Standard Digital News, Jul 15»
5
The Mexican tackles cultural appropriation of the Aztec kind.
Dear Mexican: I read your column of a couple of years ago about Chicanos loving the Aztecs, and it had me both cracking up and intellectually ... «Monterey County Weekly, Jun 15»
6
Richard Prince Sold Strangers' Instagram Photos For $90k -- And It's …
Art and law, after all, have become increasingly intertwined in Prince's chosen genre of “appropriation art”: art that makes use of materials ... «Huffington Post, Jun 15»
7
Parliament approves Appropriation Bill
The parliament Tuesday passed the Appropriation Bill, 2015, authorising the government to spend Tk. 4.15 trillion for meeting revenue, ... «Financial Express Bangladesh, Jun 15»
8
Ebonyi: Umahi signs 2015 N75b appropriation bill into law, calls for …
Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State on Tuesday signed the state's 2015 budget of N75 billion into law with a call on the people to tighten ... «The Eagle Online, Jun 15»
9
Controversy Over Paris Menswear Show
As well as being accused of appropriation of black culture, the show attracted attention for its lack of model diversity, with one Twitter user ... «Vogue.co.uk, Jun 15»
10
Uhuru signs Supplementary Appropriation Bill 2015
The Supplementary Appropriation (2) Act, 2015 allows for the release of Ksh 70.4 billion from the Consolidated Fund to be used by the ... «The Star, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Appropriation [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/appropriation>. May 2019 ».
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