money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose
incorporation by joining or uniting
a deliberate act of acquisition of something, often without the permission of the owner
- Although its budget comes from fees paid by the GSEs, a Fannie-inspired amendment called for OFHEO to go through the appropriations process every year.
- The proportion of educational appropriations allocated by governments at various levels shall gradually rise along with the development of the national economy.