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appropriate

US [əˈproʊpriˌeɪt]
UK [əˈprəʊpriˌeɪt]
  • v.拨款;剽窃;挪用;〈正式〉非法占有
  • adj.恰当的
  • Web适当的;合适的;适合的
Past Tense:appropriated  Present Participle:appropriating  Simple Present:appropriates  
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adj.
1.
合适的;恰当的suitable, acceptable or correct for the particular circumstances
an appropriate response/measure/method
恰如其分的反应;恰当的措施╱方法
Now that the problem has been identified, appropriate action can be taken.
现在既已找出问题的症结,即可采取适当行动。
Is now an appropriate time to make a speech?
现在发表演讲是不是时候?
Please debit my Mastercard/Visa/American Express card ( delete as appropriate )(= cross out the options that do not apply) .
请在我的万事达/维萨/美国运通信用卡(删除不适用者)账户中扣除。
Jeans are not appropriate for a formal party.
正式聚会上穿牛仔裤不合适。
The book was written in a style appropriate to the age of the children.
这本书的文体适合儿童阅读。
v.
1.
~ sth
盗用;挪用;占用;侵吞to take sth, sb's ideas, etc. for your own use, especially illegally or without permission
He was accused of appropriating club funds.
他被控盗用俱乐部资金。
Some of the opposition party's policies have been appropriated by the government.
反对党的一些政策已被政府照搬照用。
2.
~ sth (for sth)
拨(专款等)to take or give sth, especially money for a particular purpose
Five million dollars have been appropriated for research into the disease.
已拨款五百万元用于这种疾病的研究。

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