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OfflineMalachi
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appropriate as a transitive verb/ as an adjective
    #1694879 - 07/08/03 12:50 AM (14 years, 9 months ago)

this may seem like this question is not for S&P, but it is.

Main Entry: 1ap?pro?pri?ate
Pronunciation: &-'prO-prE-"At
Function: transitive verb
Inflected Form(s): -at?ed; -at?ing
Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin appropriatus, past participle of appropriare, from Latin ad- + proprius own
Date: 15th century
1 : to take exclusive possession of : ANNEX
2 : to set apart for or assign to a particular purpose or use
3 : to take or make use of without authority or right
- ap?pro?pri?a?ble /-prE-&-b&l/ adjective
- ap?pro?pri?a?tor /-prE-"A-t&r/ noun


this is the opposite of inappropriate?


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Re: appropriate as a transitive verb/ as an adjective [Re: Malachi]
    #1695040 - 07/08/03 01:45 AM (14 years, 9 months ago)

no, inappropriate would be the opposite of the adjective



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Offlinegnrm23
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Re: appropriate as a transitive verb/ as an adjective [Re: infidelGOD]
    #1695779 - 07/08/03 09:18 AM (14 years, 9 months ago)

i think the opposite of the verb might be "to divest" heh...


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