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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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In an effort to end the cyclical battle that PTO supporters wage with the appropriators each Congress, I have introduced a bill which, if enacted, would permanently solve the PTO funding shortfall.
In the first place, the researchers are not cooperators, but appropriators.
For example, the 1990--1991 drought did not affect the supply of water to many prior appropriators while many contractors received between 25 to 50 percent of their usual water allotment.
The cases discussed in this chapter provide insight regarding how groups of self-organized appropriators solve the problem of commitment and self-monitoring.
Directing USDA not to spend money establishing the new Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research until appropriators review documents related to the board's bylaws, conflict of interest policies and standards of conduct.
America's cities and towns are disappointed that Senate Appropriators disregarded a valid energy conservation program already on the books," said NLC President Cynthia McCollum, council member, Madison, Ala.
The budget resolution's $954 billion total for discretionary spending could allow appropriators to sustain the requested increases for the American Competitiveness initiative, but also to boost funding for NIH and other agencies whose budgets would be cut.
The book provides a how-to guide for navigating the Byzantine procurement bureaucracy and dealing with appropriators on Capitol Hill.
But Senate appropriators added about $70 million for the loan program, essentially matching a comparable increase earlier approved by the House.
Appropriators noted several expenses in FAA's fiscal year 2004 facilities and equipment (F&E) account budget submission that appeared to be ongoing operating expenses.
1 billion, which House Appropriators say will fully fund all authorized vouchers based on the most current cost estimates and a 96 percent lease-up rate.
upon which appropriators will focus their attention.