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English definition of “improper”


adjective (WRONG)    /ɪmˈprɒp.ər/ US  /-ˈprɑː.pɚ/ formal
unsuitable or not correct for a particular use or occasion : improper prescription of medicines Is it considered improper to wear such a short skirt to a formal occasion ?Unsuitable and unacceptable improperly     /-li/ adverb formal
(Definition of improper adjective (WRONG) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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