proper


proper

adjective

Definition of PROPER

2
being in agreement with the truth or a fact or a standard <there is really more than one proper way to pronounce that word in English>
Near Antonyms defective, faulty, flawed, imperfect
3
marked by or showing careful attention to set forms and details <we had nodded and said hello to one another but had never had a proper introduction>
5
serving to identify as belonging to an individual or group <malaria and other diseases that are proper to the tropics>

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