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1 Translation result for proper in Spanish


proper adjective

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apropiado, adecuado; propio, mismo; correcto; fino, refinado, cortés

Example sentences of
proper adjective

  • It is not proper to speak that way.
  • The children need to learn proper behavior.
  • It would not be proper for you to borrow the ladder without asking first.
  • She is a very prim and proper young lady.
  • Is this the proper spelling of your name?
  • You need to eat a proper meal instead of junk food.
  • Each step must be done in the proper order.

Detailed synonyms for proper adjective

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Reverse translation for proper

apropiado  - appropriate, proper, suitable 
adecuado  - suitable, appropriate, adequate 
propio  - own, appropriate, suitable, characteristic, typical, oneself 
mismo  - same, very, oneself 
correcto  - correct, right, courteous, polite 
fino  - fine, excellent, delicate, slender, refined, sharp, acute, subtle 
refinado  - refined 
cortés  - courteous, polite 
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