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inappropriate

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English

Etymology

in- + appropriate

Pronunciation

  • (RP) IPA: /ˌɪnəˈpɹəʊpɹiət/, SAMPA: /%In@"pr\@Upr\i@t/
  • (GenAm) IPA: /ˌɪnəˈpɹoʊpɹiət/, SAMPA: /%In@"pr\oUpr\i@t/
  • Hyphenation: in‧ap‧pro‧pri‧ate

Adjective

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Positive
inappropriate

Comparative
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  1. Not appropriate; not suitable for the situation.
    It is inappropriate to burp at a formal dinner.

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Italian

Adjective

inappropriate f.

  1. Feminine plural form of inappropriato

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