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English definition of “properly”

properly

adverb (CORRECTLY)    /ˈprɒp.əl.i/ US  /ˈprɑː.pɚ.li/
correctly, or in a satisfactory way: It's still not working properly. I'm not properly dressed for this sort of weather. I think you should take it somewhere to have it mended properly. Come on, Evie, speak properly - you're not a baby any more!Suitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very good
(Definition of properly adverb (CORRECTLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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