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Definition for: proper

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English

Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.
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Etymology

Latin proprius

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /pɹɒpə/ ( RP )
  • Rhymes: -ɒpə(r)

Adjective

proper

  1. neat
  2. right, in the correct manner
  3. ( heraldry ): Colored in its natural or usual colouration, though this is often according to what heraldic convention defines as the natural or usual. Proper is considered to be its own tincture.
  4. Actual or real.
    The reception was on Saturday, but the wedding proper took place the night before.

Translation

neat

  • Dutch: keurig, goed, recht
  • French: convenable, exact, juste, propre
  • Italian: decente, proprio
  • Japanese: きちんとした (kichintoshita)
  • Polish: właściwy m , właściwa f , właściwe n, pl f , właściwi pl m
  • Spanish: conveniente, preciso

right or correct

  • Dutch: goed, juist, recht
  • Finnish: kunnollinen, asiallinen, sopiva, oikea
  • French: convenable, exact, juste, propre
  • German: angemessen, geeignet, passend, richtig
  • Italian: decente, proprio
  • Japanese: 適切な (てきせつな, tekisetsuna)
  • Polish: właściwy m , właściwa f , właściwe n, pl f , właściwi pl m

See also



Dutch

Adjective

proper (propere, properder, properst)

  1. clean

Other Translations for "proper"

Braille 6 Dot
Braille 8 Dot
Sign Language Spelling
Morse Codeproper
Hexf0 72 6f f0 65 72
Pig Latinoperpray

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