Significado de “appropriation” - Diccionario inglés

appropriation en inglés británico

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appropriationnoun [ C or U ]

uk /əˌprəʊ.priˈeɪ.ʃən/ us /əˌproʊ.priˈeɪ.ʃən/

(Definición de appropriation de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

appropriation en inglés americano

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appropriationnoun [ C ]

us /əˌproʊ·priˈeɪ·ʃən/

an amount of money kept separate to use for a particular purpose, esp. by a government:

The city council approved an appropriation of $10,000 to plant trees.

(Definición de appropriation de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

appropriation en inglés de negocios

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appropriationnoun [ C or U ]

uk /əˌprəʊpriˈeɪʃən/ us

also capital appropriation FINANCE a sum of money to be used for a particular purpose:

an appropriation of $1 million/€5000/£20,000, etc. Campus leaders are seeking an emergency appropriation of roughly $25 million, mostly for repairs to neglected buildings.
an appropriation for sth New appropriations for the military would grow only modestly.

the act of taking something that belongs to someone else:

The demonstrators called on the government to speed up the appropriation of land from large estate owners and hand it over to the poor.
The Securities and Futures Authority yesterday expelled a former director of the brokerage for "dishonest appropriation of client assets".

(Definición de appropriation de Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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