verb (used with object), ap·pro·pri·at·ed, ap·pro·pri·at·ing.
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It seems appropriate that “Antebellum,” the new thriller about the ongoing impact of racial injustice in America, literally started as a nightmare.
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The coronavirus pandemic and the restaurant industry’s “uphill battle” were the given reasons that an award show just didn’t seem appropriate.The Mess That Is the 2020 James Beard Awards, Explained|Elazar Sontag|September 11, 2020|Eater
Moving away from the executive level, it is also important that investors engage with companies about their expectations for all staff to have a living wage, access to health care, sick leave, and appropriate holiday entitlements.To fight systemic racism, the investment industry needs to look at its whiteness first|jakemeth|September 10, 2020|Fortune
I don’t think you can culturally appropriate a food product unless you’re profiting off of it.
I think the response of the French government so far has been pretty appropriate in that regard.
The art of leadership is the ability to move between the two poles at the appropriate times.
One hundred days before the election seems appropriate time limit for a campaign.Time is Money: How to Fix Outrageous Political Spending|Jim Arkedis|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is indeed the human being's natural and appropriate response to danger.Ebola, ISIS, the Border: So Much to Fear, So Little Time!|Gene Robinson|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The names of the three girls were entered into the appropriate databases, and their passports were flagged.
So they often occured mid-paragraph; here they have been moved to a more appropriate place.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Movement to know that she was attired in appropriate costume—short frock, biped continuations and a mannish oil-skin hat.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Application of gentle heat or appropriate chemicals will serve to differentiate them.
If you are of a different opinion, Mrs. Dodd, I will reconsider the matter; of course it would be most appropriate.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Track of the count may be kept by placing a mark for each leukocyte in its appropriate column, ruled upon paper.