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English definition of “appropriate”

appropriate

adjective (CORRECT)   /əˈproʊ·pri·ət/
correct or right for a particular situation or occasion: Punishment should be appropriate to the crime. I don’t have any appropriate clothes. appropriately    /əˈproʊ·pri·ət·li/ adverb Those kids aren’t appropriately dressed for the cold. appropriateness    /əˈproʊ·pri·ət·nəs/ noun [U] I wonder about the appropriateness of borrowing money from my brother.
(Definition of appropriate adjective (CORRECT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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