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(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.


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 final stressed appropriation amount is then used to calculate the adjusted debt service coverage level.
Authorizing legislation also authorizes, implicitly or explicitly, the enactment of appropriations for an agency or program.
Tobin's frank discussion of this matter is refreshing, and it shows how early research on text appropriation has since been expanded.
The notion that appropriation might be seen as a mode of revealing language, representation, and even social space to be so shape-shifting as to subsist simultaneously as both weapon and target (and thus as both subject and object) still resonates today.
Even a supplemental appropriations bill to provide emergency relief to flood victims nationwide this spring was polluted with pork: $21 million for, among other things, an alternative fuel shuttle bus fleet at Yosemite National Park; $12.
After fiscal 1991, the Fund's ability to discharge its liabilities will depend on further appropriations.
Not all of the authorized programs will necessarily be at a sufficient programmatic level to have a line item within their agency's budget in the President's request, the appropriations bills, or the agency budgets.
Appropriated $55,000,000 with an additional $2,875,000 appropriated by Title VI, Emergency Supplemental Appropriation, Military Assistance, for a total of $57,875,000 as IMET grant assistance for FY2001.
To the degree that Kass has raised a multiplicity of questions about the relation of women to appropriation, her recent work should be applauded, but then, too, it should signal that it is time to move on.
3082, the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (VA) Appropriations Act for FY 2010.
Table 2 shows the Administration's FY2008 national defense budget request by budget subfunction and, for the Department of Defense, by appropriations title.
5 million appropriation Tuesday at Vasquez Rocks County Park, a historic natural preserve area and popular destination for an estimated 100,000 annual visitors and through-hikers along the Pacific Crest Trail.

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