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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
appropriate /ə'proupriit/
  • tính từ
    • (+ to, for) thích hợp, thích đáng
    • ngoại động từ
      • chiếm hữu, chiếm đoạt (làm của riêng)
      • dành riêng (để dùng vào việc gì)
    Concise Dictionary
    +give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
    +take possession of by force, as after an invasion
    +suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc
    +appropriate for achieving a particular end; implies a lack of concern for fairness
    +meant or adapted for an occasion or use
    +suitable and fitting
    +being of striking appropriateness and pertinence

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 suitable, apt, fitting, fit, proper, right, meet, becoming, befitting, seemly, suited, apropos, correct, germane, pertinent, happy, felicitous:
    Will a dinner-jacket be appropriate attire? She has written a poem appropriate to the occasion.
    2 take, take over, seize, expropriate, arrogate, annex, impound; commandeer; steal, pilfer, filch, usurp, make away or off with, Colloq pinch, lift, Brit nick, US boost:
    The police appropriated the paintings. Somebody has appropriated my chair.
    3 set aside or apart, devote, assign, earmark, allot, apportion:
    Most of the money has been appropriated for back taxes.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    adjective, verb
    + adjective
    to sth) suitable, acceptable or correct for the particular circumstances: an appropriate response / measure / method + Now that the problem has been identified, appropriate action can be taken. + Jeans are not appropriate for a formal party. + The book was written in a style appropriate to the age of the children. + Is now an appropriate time to make a speech? + Please debit my Mastercard / Visa / American Express card (delete as appropriate).
    appropriately adverb: The government has been accused of not responding appropriately to the needs of the homeless. + The chain of volcanoes is known, appropriately enough, as the 'Ring of Fire'.
    appropriateness noun [U]: He questioned the appropriateness of their methods.
    + verb [VN] (written)
    1 to take sth, sb's ideas, etc. for your own use, especially illegally or without permission: He was accused of appropriating club funds. + Some of the opposition party's policies have been appropriated by the government.
    2 ~ sth (for sth) to take or give sth, especially money for a particular purpose: Five million dollars has been appropriated for research into the disease.
    Collocation Dictionary


    be, seem | consider sth, deem sth, think sth
    It was thought appropriate to award her the prize.


    extremely, very | entirely, quite


    It might be appropriate for him to attend the course.
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