verb (used with object), ap·pro·pri·at·ed, ap·pro·pri·at·ing.
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So, not in the immediate term, but if you think about how much money we’re spending, it’s completely appropriate.
We need to have a really frank public discussion about what we think of appropriate trade-offs.All kinds of outbreaks, from COVID-19 to violence, share the same principles|Cassandra Willyard|July 7, 2020|Science News
He warned that hospitalizations and deaths are an indicator that tends to lag an increase in new cases, and argued that pointing to those numbers to justify keeping businesses opened isn’t appropriate.Morning Report: What’s in Faulconer’s ‘Complete Communities’ Plan|Voice of San Diego|July 7, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Establish and follow appropriate data retention and deletion policies for each type of sensitive data.Beyond the AI hype cycle: Trust and the future of AI|Jason Sparapani|July 6, 2020|MIT Technology Review
At the start of the pandemic, businesses within cities were focused on getting their employees working remotely and securely, with access to the appropriate tools.