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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a not suitable or right or appropriate way.

Usage examples (36)
  • He checked whether the wound had healed improperly
  • Adjective : He drew improper conclusions from the scant evidence. ,improper conduct at a funeral. ,improper attire for a formal dance. ,improper...
  • I would guess there was some consternation when Spain "improperly" acquired the area from the indigenous people.
  • She might have used the word improperly, and meant 'admirer' all the time. for more
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