• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Disappropriate (Law) Severed from the appropriation or possession of a spiritual corporation. "The appropriation may be severed, and the church become disappropriate , two ways."
    • Disappropriate To release from individual ownership or possession.
    • Disappropriate (Law) To sever from appropriation or possession a spiritual corporation. "Appropriations of the several parsonages . . . would heave been, by the rules of the common law, disappropriated ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • disappropriate To remove from individual possession or ownership; throw off or aside; get rid of.
    • disappropriate Specifically To sever or separate, as an appropriation; withdraw from an appropriate use.
    • disappropriate To deprive of appropriated property, as a church; exclude or debar from possession.
    • disappropriate Deprived of appropriation; not possessing appropriated church property. In the Church of England a disappropriate church is one from which the appropriated parsonage, glebe, and tithes are severed.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Disappropriate dis-ap-prō′pri-āt to take away from that to which anything has been appropriated
    • adj Disappropriate deprived of appropriation
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