appropriation
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of appropriating)
a. la apropiación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The judge found the landlord's appropriation of the tenant's deposit unlawful.El juez declaró ilegal la apropiación del casero del depósito del inquilino.
2. (money set aside)
a. la asignación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The appropriation won't even help the school districts that are most in need.La asignación ni siquiera ayudará a los distritos escolares más necesitados.
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appropriation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of funds)
a. la apropiación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
appropriation [əˌprəʊprɪˈeɪʃən]
noun
1 (confiscation) apropiación (f)
illegal appropriation apropiación (f) indebida
2 (allocation) asignación (f)
3 (funds assigned) fondos (m); (US) crédito (m)
modifier
appropriation account (n) cuenta (f) de asignación
appropriation bill (n) (US) (Pol) proyecto (m) de ley de presupuestos
Appropriation Committee (n) (US) (Pol) Comisión (f) de gastos de la Cámara de Representantes
appropriation fund (n) fondo (m) de asignación
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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cultural appropriation
la apropiación cultural
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