Definition of appropriacy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    appropriacy

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//əˈproʊpriəsi//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1(formal) the extent to which something is suitable or acceptable
  2. 2(linguistics) the extent to which a word or phrase sounds correct and natural in relation to the situation it is used in
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