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Definition of Appropriate

Appropriate

  1. Set apart for a particular use or person. Hence: Belonging peculiarly; peculiar; suitable; fit; proper.
  2. To take to one's self in exclusion of others; to claim or use as by an exclusive right; as, let no man appropriate the use of a common benefit.
  3. To set apart for, or assign to, a particular person or use, in exclusion of all others; -- with to or for; as, a spot of ground is appropriated for a garden; to appropriate money for the increase of the navy.
  4. To make suitable; to suit.
  5. To annex, as a benefice, to a spiritual corporation, as its property.
  6. A property; attribute.

Appropriate Quotations

Of course, the overwhelming majority of Muslims are not terrorists or sympathetic to terrorists. Equating all Muslims with terrorism is stupid and wrong. But acknowledging that there is a link between Islam and terror is appropriate and necessary.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali

I believe everyone should have a good death. You know, with your grandchildren around you, a bit of sobbing. Because after all, tears are appropriate on a death bed. And you say goodbye to your loved ones, making certain that one of them has been left behind to look after the shop.
Terry Pratchett

Find the appropriate balance of competing claims by various groups of stakeholders. All claims deserve consideration but some claims are more important than others.
Warren Bennis

Form and function are a unity, two sides of one coin. In order to enhance function, appropriate form must exist or be created.
Ida Pauline Rolf

One, I love the creativity. I love the ability to create a capital structure that is appropriate for a company, no matter what field it happens to be in.
Henry Kravis
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Appropriate Translations

appropriate in Afrikaans is geskikt
appropriate in Dutch is gepast, passend, geschikt
appropriate in French is appropriez, approprient, homologue, approprions
appropriate in Latin is vindico (vindicatum), adsumo (assumo), aptus
appropriate in Norwegian is passende
appropriate in Portuguese is apropriado
appropriate in Spanish is tempestivo, apropiado, adecuada, respectivo
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