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English definition of “improper”

improper

adjective
 
 
/ɪmˈprɒpər/ LAW
dishonest, and not allowed by a rule or by law: The cropland may have been polluted because of improper use of pesticides and fertilizers. improper accounting/payments/trading improper activity/conduct/practices
improperly adverb
(Definition of improper from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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