APPROPRIATION's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of appropriation
Definition:
n. funding; money set aside for a specific purpose
Example:
The appropriation from the central budget totaled 725.3 billion yuan, an increase of 21.8 percent over the previous year.
Sentence in Classic:
Dorset, breaking away from a lifeless colloquy with her host, had stepped between them with a little gesture of appropriation.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Nor was this appropriation of any parcel of land, by improving it, any prejudice to any other man, since there was still enough, and as good left; and more than the yet unprovided could use.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke Context
This request the Legislature had complied with to the extent of granting an annual appropriation of two thousand dollars.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context
But this poetry done into solemn prose meant either wholesale confiscation of private property in the South, or vast appropriations.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context
Anna Mikhaylovna instantly guessed her intention and stooped to be ready to embrace the countess at the appropriate moment.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Rostov remembered Sventsyani, because on the first day of their arrival at that small town he changed his sergeant major and was unable to manage all the drunken men of his squadron who, unknown to him, had appropriated five barrels of old beer.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Many of them appropriated several houses, chalked their names on them, and quarreled and even fought with other companies for them.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Barkis was so appropriate, and tickled us both so much, that we laughed again and again, and were quite in a pleasant humour when we came within view of Mr.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context