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also ap·a·nage  (ăp′ə-nĭj)
1. A source of revenue, such as land, given by a sovereign for the maintenance of a member of the ruling family.
2. Something extra offered to or claimed by a party as due; a perquisite: The leaders of the opposition party agreed to accept another government's appanages, and in doing so became an officially paid agency of a foreign power.
3. A rightful or customary accompaniment or adjunct.

[French apanage, from Old French, from apaner, to make provisions for, possibly from Medieval Latin appānāre : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin pānis, bread; see pā- in Indo-European roots.]
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(ˈæpənɪdʒ) or


1. (Historical Terms) land or other provision granted by a king for the support of a member of the royal family, esp a younger son
2. a natural or customary accompaniment or perquisite, as to a job or position
[C17: from Old French, from Medieval Latin appānāgium, from appānāre to provide for, from Latin pānis bread]
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or ap•a•nage

(ˈæp ə nɪdʒ)

1. land or some other source of revenue assigned for the maintenance of a member of a royal family.
2. whatever belongs rightfully or appropriately to one's rank or station in life.
3. a natural or necessary accompaniment; adjunct.
[1595–1605; < Middle French, Old French apanage=apan(er) to endow with a maintenance < Medieval Latin appānāre= ap-1 + pānis bread]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.appanage - any customary and rightful perquisite appropriate to your station in lifeappanage - any customary and rightful perquisite appropriate to your station in life; "for thousands of years the chair was an appanage of state and dignity rather than an article of ordinary use"
fringe benefit, perk, perquisite - an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right); "a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job"
2.appanage - a grant (by a sovereign or a legislative body) of resources to maintain a dependent member of a ruling family; "bishoprics were received as appanages for the younger sons of great families"
grant, assignment - (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance
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also apanage
A privilege granted a person, as by virtue of birth:
Law: droit.
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Jasper as occupying the gatehouse, of which on the other side of the gateway, the Verger's hole-in-the-wall was an appanage or subsidiary part.
As if loveliness were not the special prerogative of woman--her legitimate appanage and heritage!
Therefore, he argued and agreed, must worlds and life be appanages to all the suns as they were appanages to the particular of his own solar system.
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As a citizen that loves his country I see that as an appanage, and pray that Allah answers my prayers and help guide and protect the duo.
Daeng Menambun was then given the area of Mempawa (to the north of Matan, beside Sambas) as an appanage by his father-in-law, through his wife, Puteri Kesumba, who was the daughter of the Sultan through his marriage with a Dayak princess.
When those groups petitioned him to return to Moscow, he agreed upon the condition that he could establish the oprichnina, a private appanage, state-within-a-state, under his sole authority.
While conventional histories would narrate the fortunes of the Valois dynasty in Burgundy emphasizing events like the Crusade of Nicopolis, the calamitous appanage system of the late-medieval period, the French civil wars of the 15th century, and so on, Huizinga suggested that something else was more significant, something that eluded conventional history and its desire to delineate cause and effect, something daring well beyond most historians today.
Thus, all values of power and areas can be considered as appanage. The heat transfer coefficient was calculated by the integral relations given in [3, 4], and average value of it is 2.45 kW/([m.sup.2]K).
Without touching on the details of this complex question in an article restricted in size, (21) I once more repeat that, in my view, among the Rus', and then also in Imperial Russia, it was not a feudal, as it is considered to be, but a politarian society of different (depending on the period) degree of completeness and "maturity." Elements of feudalism were undoubtedly present in it but did not play the leading role: the process of feudalization did not acquire its logical completion even under the conditions of the Rus' appanage (12th-16th centuries).
The art of translation is today a mundane extension of communication and cultures; much as we may philosophy with regard to it, there is nothing philosophical about translation, as it is no longer the appanage of the elites, but a necessity, a fact, a tool for the many to decode and recode meanings, to 'translate translations'--"language itself is translation [;...] there are no languages, there are only idioms, uses" (Ghiu, 2015: 35-36), and to conquer as 'subjects' or fall as 'objects'--"WHOEVER TRANSLATES WIELDS, RULES--or at least is not unconsciously mastered, is merry, has more changes to be respected, is subject, not object" (Ghiu, 2015: 16).
'In 1776 Josiah Wedgwood received the doubtful honour of a visit from the Duke Karl Eugen of Ludwigsburg, who owned the porcelain factory as "a necessary appanage of lustre and prestige", to quote his own words.' Again it was inevitable that goods from the duke's factory afterwards reflected the consequences of his visit.