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English definition of “impropriety”


noun [C or U] uk   /ˌɪm.prəˈpraɪ.ə.ti/ us    /-t̬i/ formal
behaviour that is dishonest, socially unacceptable, or unsuitable for a particular situation: financial/legal impropriety allegations of sexual improprietyLies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest peopleWrongManners and levels of formalityPolite and respectful
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