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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.
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Subsequent escalation of musics tailored specifically for breaking widened hip hop's appeal, as did the appropriative use of recognizable pop fragments which "hooked" listeners.
When Michele declares to Antonia, "Massimo didn't have other men or women in his life; he just had us" [Massimo non aveva ne altri ne altre; ha avuto solo noi], Antonia responds, "And how exactly do you know that?" ["E tu corne fai a saperlo?"] In Antonia's retort, "that" is beautifully ambiguous: grammatically masculine, it paradoxically can only be neuter because the knowing in question is factual, objectivizing, appropriative knowledge, sapere.
It is especially acquisitive or appropriative mimetic desires--for example, a desire for another person whom someone else also desires, or the desires reflected in professional and political ambition--that easily lead to destruction, victimage, and violence, especially if the intersubjectivity entailed is between people who abide on a relatively equal social plane.
A contractual entitlement is created by means of a contract between the appropriative water right holder and another entity that will take delivery of water diverted by means of the water right.
When Schofield recalls the incident, she apologises about the grossly appropriative and Orientalist nature of the nautch tableau that Plowden, the wannabe white nautch girl, tried to put up.
appropriative rights, Colorado Chief Justice Thatcher wrote:
They calculated the maximum annual volume of water that could be legally diverted according to the face value of all appropriative water rights in the SWRCB's water rights database.
Being explicit about concepts and their archives will complicate the appropriative nature of comparison, but unless the trajectory of ontologies and epistemologies is aligned with challenge, critique, and thick description inherently hegemonic, criteria-driven comparison returns us to the originating assumptions.
Nonetheless, across the range of appropriative practice the same issues are engaged where copyright is concerned.
While fairy tales have always been culturally rooted teaching stories that are changed by time and teller, these fractures run the gamut from culturally appropriative to haunting.