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proper

US [ˈprɑpər]
UK [ˈprɒpə(r)]
  • adv.非常;好好地;完完全全地;彻底地
  • adj.正确的;恰当的;符合规则的;真正的
  • n.【宗】特定礼拜仪式;特赞
  • Web适当的;合适的;适合的
Plural Form:propers  
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adj.
1.
[obn]
正确的;恰当的;符合规则的right, appropriate or correct; according to the rules
We should have had a proper discussion before voting.
我们本应在表决之前好好讨论一下才是。
Please follow the proper procedures for dealing with complaints.
请按正当手续处理投诉。
Nothing is in its proper place.
东西都放得乱七八糟。
2.
[obn]
(informal)
真正的;像样的;名副其实的that you consider to be real and of a good enough standard
Eat some proper food, not just toast and jam!
吃点正常的食物,别净吃烤面包加果酱!
When are you going to get a proper job?
你打算什么时候去找一份正经的工作呀?
3.
符合习俗(或体统)的;正当的;规矩的socially and morally acceptable
It is right and proper that parents take responsibility for their children's attendance at school.
父母负责督促子女上学上课,这是天经地义的事。
The development was planned without proper regard to the interests of local people.
新开发区的规划没有正当考虑当地居民的利益。
He is always perfectly proper in his behaviour.
他的行为举止向来是无可挑剔的。
4.
[aftern]
严格意义上的;狭义的according to the most exact meaning of the word
The celebrations proper always begin on the last stroke of midnight.
正式庆典总是在午夜钟声的最后一响开始。
5.
[obn]
(informal)
完全的;彻底的complete
We're in a proper mess now.
我们现在真是一团糟。
6.
~ to sth
独具的;天然享有的;特有的belonging to a particular type of thing; natural in a particular situation or place
They should be treated with the dignity proper to all individuals created by God.
他们应当享有上帝赋予每一个受造物的尊严。

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