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proper

adjective
 
 
/ˈprɒpər/
CORRECT [always before noun] B1 correct or suitable
правильный, надлежащий
the proper way to do something Please put those books back in the proper place.Suitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very goodManners and levels of formalityPolite and respectful
REAL [always before noun] mainly UK B1 real and satisfactory
настоящий
his first proper job You should eat some proper food instead of just sweets.Reality and truth
ACCEPTABLE socially acceptable
приличный
It's not proper to interrupt someone when they're speaking.Suitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very goodManners and levels of formalityPolite and respectful
MAIN [always after noun] referring to the main or most important part of something
сам (город, страна и т. д.)
I live outside Cambridge - I don't live in the city proper.Essential or necessary
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