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improprietynoun [C/U]

us   /ˌɪm·prəˈprɑɪ·ɪ·t̬i/
dishonest behavior, or a dishonest act: [U] He said he regretted the appearance of impropriety and resigned. [C] There have been charges of financial improprieties.
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improprietynoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌɪmprəˈpraɪəti/ us   plural improprieties
behaviour that is dishonest or not acceptable in a particular situation: accounting/financial improprieties The company denies allegations of impropriety involving its copper trades.
(Definition of impropriety from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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