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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of reappropriate.


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  • In 2008, according to everyone I spoke to, the current government has 'reappropriated' roughly $30 billion in private pensions.

    Jim Selman: Are Reappropriated Pensions in Our Future?

  • Politically, I found myself at odds with most of their agenda at the state level, from their support of a bicycle helmet law for kids to support for No-Fault car insurance policies to their lack of support for private or public toll roads to their support for a gas tax and transportation directed sales tax and then caving when fiscal "crises" reappropriated the monies to the general fund.

    Free Trade with the AARP, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • It is a question being asked with some intensity and a degree of mischief on the internet via the likes of Google Images, Flickr and Photobucket, and by a host of artists for whom photography's vast archive of the strange, the beautiful and the mundane is an endless treasure trove to be reappropriated, manipulated and added to ad infinitum.

    Les Rencontres d'Arles 2011 – review

  • However, the point is that like ‘queer’ the epithet can be reappropriated by those against whom it is used, and subverted into a positive term, indicating that those who cast it as a pejorative are the ones whose honour should be doubted, and mercantile privilege questioned.

    Pirate: the definition

  • The state also reappropriated $160 million that was slated for the MTA, the agency said.

    Subway, Rail Fares to Go Up

  • Later, however, the anti-EAM alliance, which regained power during the Civil War, reappropriated this symbolism in the service of a radically different view of the nation, one in which women figured as repositories and guardians of national tradition.

    Arms and the Woman: Just Warriors and Greek Feminist Identity

  • "The new Arsenal Media brand reflects the paradigm shift from a traditional television-centric approach to one that is focused on creating broader, multi-platform content and programme formats that can be effectively delivered and reappropriated across different broadcast and media channels," its chief executive, Andrea Radrizzani, said.

    Overseas investors seek the pot of gold in football clubs' TV rights

  • Mining in general is extremely capital intensive; imagine the growth that renewable industries could experience if we reappropriated our energy investments.

    Is the FutureGen 'Clean Coal' Project Back in the Stimulus Bill?

  • While the majority of the trappings of Christmas find their roots in earlier non-Christian cultures, they have been reappropriated and instilled with Christian meaning.

    Valerie Tarico: Is it OK to Celebrate Christmas, Even If You're Not a Christian?

  • She reappropriated photographs she had taken that had appeared in the newspapers and displayed them in artistic spaces and contexts.

    Artists: Israeli, 1970 to the Present.


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