proper to

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Definition of proper to

formal
: belonging to or suited to (something) Are such violent emotions proper to poetry?

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“Proper to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/proper%20to. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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