appropriation: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (u-prō"prē-ā'shun), [key]
- the act of appropriating.
- anything appropriated for a special purpose, esp. money.
- an act of a legislature authorizing money to be paid from the treasury for a specified use.
- the money thus authorized: a large appropriation for aid to libraries.
- appropriation (Thesaurus)