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  1. appropriation

    • IPA[əˌprəʊprɪˈeɪʃn]

    英式

    • n.
      the action of appropriating something;the deliberate reworking of images and styles from earlier, well-known works of art
    • noun: appropriation, plural noun: appropriations

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    名詞

    • 1. the action of appropriating something dishonest appropriation of property
    • the deliberate reworking of images and styles from earlier, well-known works of art the hallmark of postmodernism has turned out to be appropriation
    • 2. a sum of money allocated officially for a particular use success in obtaining appropriations for projects the appropriation accounts
    • n.
      the unacknowledged or inappropriate adoption of the customs, practices, ideas, etc. of one ... his dreadlocks were widely criticized as another example of cultural appropriation

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      the unacknowledged or inappropriate adoption of the customs, practices, ideas, etc. of one ... his dreadlocks were widely criticized as another example of cultural appropriation

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[əˌprōprēˈāSH(ə)n]

    美式

    • n.
      the action of taking something for one's own use, typically without the owner's permission: the appropriation of parish funds

    Oxford American Dictionary