Apanage - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈæpənɪdʒ|  American pronunciation of the word apanage
Brit.  |ˈæpənɪdʒ|  British pronunciation of the word apanage

noun

- any customary and rightful perquisite appropriate to your station in life (syn: appanage)
- a grant (by a sovereign or a legislative body) of resources to maintain a dependent member of a ruling family (syn: appanage)

Examples

Respect is not the appanage of such as I am.

Bishoprics were received as appanages for the younger sons of great families.

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