Definition of propriation in English:

propriation

noun

  • Appropriation; an instance of this. rare before mid 20th cent.

Origin

Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). Probably from post-classical Latin propriation-, propriatio (act of) making one's own, acquisition, appropriation, right of ownership that issues from this from classical Latin propriāt-, past participial stem of propriāre + -iō, or perhaps aphetic from appropriation.

Pronunciation

propriation

/ˌprəʊprɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n/