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appropriate

(ă-prō′prē-ăt) [L. appropriatus, made one's own]
1. In psychiatry, pert. to behavior that is suitable and congruent.
2. In medical practice, pert. to care that is expected to yield health benefits that considerably exceed risk.

appropriate,

adj 1. the determination that the service provided is suited for the condition.
adj 2. being suitable for a particular person, group, community, condition, occasion, and/or place.
adj 3. proper.
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The essence of an appropriation case lies in the fact that the appropriator uses the illicit action or its fruits or byproducts to further the appropriator's own plan of action.
Case studies incorporating extended fieldwork were selected using the following criteria: (1) the structure of the resource management system; (2) the attributes and behavior of the appropriators (defined as those who obtain the benefits) of the CPR; (3) the rules that the appropriators were using; and (4) the outcome resulting from the behavior of the appropriators.
396,000 for a fitness center at Scott Air Force Base by House appropriator Jesse Jackson (D-Ill.
Whether there will be two Predators will be up to congressional appropriators, who are awaiting a final report from the National Transportation Safety Board on the cause of the crash.
2,000,000 by House appropriators Sam Farr (D-Calif.
Through his work as the lead appropriator for the country's science agencies, including NSF, Congressman Fattah has been a vocal advocate for STEM and a longtime supporter of the Noyce Scholarship program.
500,000 by Senate appropriator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) for exhibits relating to the Mississippi River at the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque;
Fattah, the Senior Democrat Appropriator overseeing DOJ funding, has long championed JAG on behalf of Philadelphia and cities throughout the country.
14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), the leading Democratic appropriator for scientific research and the National Science Foundation (NSF), announced today that NSF has awarded five grants, totaling more than $1.
606,941,000 for 415 projects directed to the Army Corps of Engineers, which amounts to 61 percent of the dollar total in the bill, including $2,000,000 by Senate appropriator Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.
WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Fattah (D-PA), the lead Democratic Appropriator for science, research and technology, will be the main speaker Friday at the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual Science and Technology Policy Forum in Washington, DC.