impropriate definition

  • verb:
    • to correct.
    • In ecclesiastical legislation to position ecclesiastical property in check or management of a layperson.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To excellent to 1's self; to assume.
    • To place the profits of (ecclesiastical home) in the hands of a layman for treatment and disbursement.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to be an impropriator.
  • adjective:
    • placed into the fingers of a layman; impropriated.
  • others:
    • To right for your very own or any other exclusive usage; appropriate.
    • In English ecclesiastical law, to put in the possession of of a layman, for treatment and disbursement, the profits or income of; devolve upon a layman or set organization.
    • To practise impropriation; come to be an impropriator.
    • Appropriated to personal use.
    • In English ecclesiastical law, devolved to the hands of a layman.

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