proper

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈprɒpər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈprɑpɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(propər)


proper
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Sense: Adjective: correct
Synonyms:
correct , right , accurate , true , exact , precise
Sense: Adjective: suitable
Synonyms:
applicable , suitable , appropriate , fitting , fit , befitting, apt, right , becoming
Sense: Adjective: conventional
Synonyms:
conventional , customary , usual , ordinary , normal , decorous, classical, standard
Sense: Adjective: polite
Synonyms:
polite , refined , becoming , respectable, seemly, befitting, correct , courteous, dignified, formal , ceremonious
Sense: Adjective: prudish
Synonyms:
prim, precise , strait-laced, straitlaced, puritanical, prudish, prim and proper
Sense: Adjective: personal
Synonyms:
personal , private , own , peculiar , individual , specific
Sense: Adjective: characteristic - often followed by 'to'
Synonyms:
characteristic , typical , distinctive , distinct , peculiar , identifying, distinguishing, diagnostic, belonging

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