n. 拨用, 挪用, 拨款
The act or an instance of giving something away, especially the appropriation of natural resources or public lands for private gain.
The Senate started on the right fool. In1986, it limited its franking budget to half the total appropriation for both chambers. That seemed fair because the100 senators represent the same total number of constituents as the435 House members.
He was accused for appropriation.
He made an appropriation of USD20,000 for payment of debts.
1. 拨付, 拨发[U][(+for)]
the appropriation of public money for a new hospital
Our government made an appropriation for the project.
3. 占用, 挪用, 盗用[U]