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Definitions of appropriate:

part of speech: noun

Appropriateness.

part of speech: adjective

Limited or set apart to a particular person or use; fit; suitable.

part of speech: verb transitive

To take to one's self as one's own: to set apart for a purpose.

part of speech: adjective

Set apart for a particular purpose: peculiar: suitable.

part of speech: verb transitive

To take to oneself, in exclusion of others; set apart for a particular use; as, the government appropriated money for good roads.

part of speech: verb

To set apart for a particular use; to claim or use as by right; to apply to one's own use.

part of speech: adjective

Fit; suitable; proper.

part of speech: adverb

Appropriately.

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To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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