the appropriation of parish funds.
the appropriation of public money for a new hospital
Our government made an appropriation for the project.
The new appropriations bill could mean a larger paycheck for state employees.
The appropriations committee, suddenly and ill-advisedly parsimonious, cut funds for assistance to the disadvantaged.
They sat on appropriation plans until they were certain which way winds were blowing.
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