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improper 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/imˈpräpər/,
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Not in accordance with accepted rules or standards, esp. of morality or honesty,
  1. Not in accordance with accepted rules or standards, esp. of morality or honesty
    • - he was accused of improper behavior in his business dealings
  2. Lacking in modesty or decency
    • - it was thought improper for elderly women to wear bright colors

  1. not suitable or right or appropriate; "slightly improper to dine alone with a married man"; "improper medication"; "improper attire for the golf course"
  2. not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention; "an unconventional marriage"; "improper banking practices"
  3. not appropriate for a purpose or occasion; "said all the wrong things"
  4. To appropriate; To behave improperly; unsuitable to needs or circumstances; inappropriate; Not in keeping with conventional mores or good manners; indecent or immodest; Not according to facts; inaccurate or erroneous; Not consistent with established facts; incorrect; Not properly named; See, ...
  5. not appropriate, suitable, or becoming (Sept. 2010)
  6. In sets with mostly mixed-gender couples, lining up for a contra dance so that in each couple the men are on the left and the women are on the right as they face the other couple. ...
  7. The Statement of Changes in Equity is likewise a good example of improper [Axis] used on [Table]s.  The balance sheet is another.  This blog post discusses the balance sheet [Axis]. ...