Definition of disappropriation in English:

disappropriation

noun

  • The action of removing something from the possession or ownership of a person, organization, nation, etc.; (in earlier use) specifically the removal of a tithe or benefice from a religious body to which it had been officially attached.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Anno Secundo & Tertio Philippi & Mariae. From disappropriate + -ion.

Pronunciation

disappropriation

/ˌdɪsəprəʊprɪˈeɪʃn/