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propriety

US [prəˈpraɪəti]
UK [prə'praɪəti]
  • n.礼节;得体的举止;有分寸的行为;行为规范
  • Web适当;正当;规矩
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n.
1.
[u]
得体的举止;有分寸的行为moral and social behaviour that is considered to be correct and acceptable
Nobody questioned the propriety of her being there alone.
没人认为她只身出现在那里不得体。
2.
[pl]
行为规范;礼节;规矩the rules of correct behaviour
They were careful to observe the proprieties.
他们恪守规矩。

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