- adj. 适当的；恰当的；合适的
- vt. 占用，拨出
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1. ap- "to" + propri- "one's own, particular to itself" + -ate.
2. => take as one's own, make as one's own, take possession of.
3. => adapted to some particular purpose, specially suitable, proper.
前缀ap-同ad-. proper, 自己的，合适的。该单词含两个意思: 1. 适合自己的。2. 占为己有的。
- appropriate: see proper
- appropriate (v.)
- early 15c., "take possession of," from Late Latin appropriatus, past participle of appropriare, adpropriare (c.450) "to make one's own," from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + propriare "take as one's own," from proprius "one's own" (see proper). Related: Appropriated; appropriating.
- appropriate (adj.)
- "specially suitable, proper," early 15c., from Latin appropriatus, past participle of appropriare (see appropriate (v.)). Related: Appropriately; appropriateness.
- 1. A sense of period was evoked by complementing pictures with appropriate furniture.
- 2. It is appropriate that Irish names dominate the list.
- 3. Most vacancies are at senior level, requiring appropriate qualifications.
- 4. Our boat would not have been appropriate for ocean voyaging.
- 5. Dress neatly and attractively in an outfit appropriate to the job.
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