Translation of "proper" - English-Polish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈprɒpər/ us
CORRECT [ always before noun ]

B1 correct or suitable

właściwy, odpowiedni
the proper way to do something
Please put those books back in the proper place.
REAL [ always before noun ] mainly UK

B1 real and satisfactory

porządny, prawdziwy
his first proper job
You should eat some proper food instead of just sweets.

socially acceptable

It's not proper to interrupt someone when they're speaking.
MAIN [ always after noun ]

referring to the main or most important part of something

I live outside Cambridge - I don't live in the city proper.

(Translation of “proper” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)