reappropriate


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reappropriate

(ˌriːəˈprəʊprɪˌeɪt)
vb (tr)
formal to appropriate something again
Translations
se réapproprier
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We must reappropriate what in our history inspires us.
It's part of the skateboarding graphic culture to reappropriate.
Money is not a problem, we already have enough and can reappropriate from other sources to fulfill the commitments.
The identities shaped by the yard as opposed to the traditional singular house exemplify how postcolonial Caribbean people reappropriate space from its colonial configurations.
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This edited volume presents 13 essays that reflect on how the influence of Vatican II's Gaudium et spes, the Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World, allowed the Latin American church to interpret and reappropriate, for the last 50 years, a theology that emerges from the context, experiences, knowledge, feelings, and hopes of the population of this specific region; it pays special attention to the voice and dreams of the most vulnerable.
He makes it clear that any broad engagement with Ubuntu as a philosophy about our shared humanity "in its articulation as first and foremost a political act, cannot but amount to or imply a confrontation with the measures and mechanisms that historically excluded it as a sign of primitiveness, only to reappropriate it later as a messianic signifier of our shared humanity" (p 15).
They will help us reclaim the narrative and reappropriate the truth.
She acts as a visual hunter-gatherer, seeking images from luxury culture to collect, reappropriate and reuse the imagery she finds beautiful.
It has been agreed that, if we could reappropriate the Bierton Centre, we could provide 420 additional places in that part of the city.
Might Tropic reappropriate Beethoven's Ninth, or the figure of the Beethoven hero, in Manzanar's performance?
Santeria's practices reappropriate a hegemonic religious discourse in order to apply it to the Afro-Caribbean lived experience, thus disrupting long established body/mind dichotomies.