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appropriation

noun [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.
Translations of “appropriation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 拿走, 據為己有,挪用…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拿走, 据为己有,挪用…
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