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appropriable

[uh-proh-pree-uh-buh l]
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  1. capable of being appropriated; liable to be appropriated.
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Origin of appropriable

First recorded in 1640–50; appropri(ate) + -able
Related formsnon·ap·pro·pri·a·ble, adjectiveun·ap·pro·pri·a·ble, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • A great many things, as we have shown in another place, are not appropriable.

    Appletons' Popular Science Monthly, February 1899

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