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English definition of “inappropriate”

inappropriate

adjective uk   /ˌɪn.əˈprəʊ.pri.ət/ us    /-ˈproʊ-/
C1 unsuitable: His casual behaviour was wholly inappropriate for such a formal occasion. I think it would be inappropriate (for you) to invite her to a party so soon after her husband's death.Unsuitable and unacceptable
inappropriately
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Unsuitable and unacceptable
inappropriateness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Faults and mistakes
(Definition of inappropriate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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