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English definition of “appropriate”

appropriate

verb [T] (KEEP MONEY)    /əˈprəʊ.pri.eɪt/ US  /-ˈproʊ-/ formal
to keep an amount of money to use for a particular purpose: The government have appropriated millions of pounds for the project.Keeping and storing things
(Definition of appropriate verb (KEEP MONEY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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