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Latin improprius “not proper,” from in- “in-” + propriusproper.”

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  • (RP) IPA: /ɪmˈprɒp.ə/
  • (AusE) IPA: /ɪmˈprɔp.ə/
  • (GenAm) IPA: /ɪmˈprɑ.pɚ/
  • Rhymes: -ɒpə(r)

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Improper (comparative more Improper, superlative most Improper)

Positive
Improper

Comparative
more Improper

Superlative
most Improper

  1. unsuitable to needs or circumstances; inappropriate
  2. Not in keeping with conventional mores or good manners; indecent or immodest
  3. Not according to facts; inaccurate or erroneous
  4. Not consistent with established facts; incorrect
  5. Not properly named; See, for example, improper fraction

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to improper

  1. (obsolete) To appropriate
  2. (obsolete) To behave improperly

de:improper el:improper fr:improper io:improper kn:improper hu:improper ja:improper pt:improper fi:improper ta:improper te:improper vi:improper zh:improper

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