verb (used with object), ap·pro·pri·at·ed, ap·pro·pri·at·ing.
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“Any new standard should safeguard fundamental rights by ensuring an appropriate balance between speed and accuracy of removal,” Google adds.Google pushes Europe to limit ‘gatekeeper’ platform rules|Natasha Lomas|September 4, 2020|TechCrunch
So we wanted to make Swipe Night available to our members in Asia, and around the world, as soon as we felt it would be appropriate.Tinder’s interactive video event ‘Swipe Night’ will launch in international markets this month|Catherine Shu|September 4, 2020|TechCrunch
Unlike previous reports, this one does not dwell on ethical debates, but instead tackles the practical question of a “responsible translational pathway”—that is, what the technology’s appropriate use in medicine might be.The “staged rollout” of gene-modified babies could start with sickle-cell disease|Amy Nordrum|September 3, 2020|MIT Technology Review
This is going to sound really offensive and probably not appropriate to say, but I’m going to say it.Tan France Goes Deep on Racism and When He Almost Quit ‘Queer Eye’|Eugene Robinson|September 3, 2020|Ozy
Only about one-third of Americans approved and thought that kneeling during the anthem was an appropriate form of protest.Americans Are Far More Likely To Support Athlete Protests Than They Once Were|Michael Tesler|September 3, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Indeed, as an almost purely advisory firm, Lazard is (appropriately) barely affected by the Dodd-Frank reforms.
Outside I felt, well, appropriately post-coital, given the situation.The Life and Art of Radical Provocateur—and Commune Leader—Otto Muehl|Anthony Haden-Guest|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The pageant came back to Atlantic City and, appropriately, took a big gamble.
Either way, the organization failed to appropriately punish criminal behavior.Are You Ready For Some Domestic Abuse? Thursday Night Football Pulls Rihanna|Amy Zimmerman|September 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Selznick was appropriately fretful from the start about length.
This postulate may appropriately be stated as the fixation of new averages of variation by inheritance.The Science and Philosophy of the Organism|Hans Driesch
Her traveling dress of blue was appropriately trimmed with gray.The Harris-Ingram Experiment|Charles E. Bolton
There was one time a law at Athens, which a good deal nonplussed these sponging gentlemen so appropriately called Flies.
They put an ornament wherever it could be appropriately worn.Oriental Women|Edward Bagby Pollard
The suitor of the daughter of this wealthy Englishman was appropriately dubbed "Up to Snuff."As I Remember|Marian Gouverneur