Translation of improper in Spanish:


indecoroso, adj.

Pronunciation /ɪmˈprɒpə//ɪmˈprɑpər/


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    • 1.1(unseemly)

      (behavior) indecoroso
      (behavior) incorrecto
      it was considered improper for a woman to dress this way no estaba bien visto que una mujer vistiera así
      • I apologize for any suggestion that you might have done something improper.
      • However, he denies ever receiving any improper payment from them.
      • The inquiry also investigated whether any of the Prince's staff have received improper payments or other benefits.
      • Another claim involved an alleged attempt at improper influence in the form of a valuable stamp collection.
      • He secluded her from all things he considered impure, and deprived her from all physical activity he deemed improper.
      • The judge said there was no indication from the reports of any sexually improper behaviour before.
      • It seemed that the whole village had been informed of her improper behaviour.
      • Many acts may look improper and unethical, yet there may have been a good reason for them.
      • The major cause of such outbreaks is due to improper disposal of waste.
      • The doctor, a married father of three, accepts meeting Miss A outside work but denied any improper conduct took place.
      • The fall in stock market values is attributed mainly to concerns about improper accounting standards.
      • Lukacs writes in an informal style, but his academic standards are high, and he is very severe on lack of evidence or improper use of sources.
      • The decision was strongly criticized by customers complaining that it was an improper move during the crisis.
      • Our children unfortunately are not generally made aware that behaving rudely is improper.
      • I have broken no law, and I am confident that the inquiry will find no improper behaviour on my part.
      • In several other cases I have heard of, improper procedure was used, with the losers as the immigrants into the UK.
      • Both incorrectly found nothing improper in the Police search of my house.
      • Perhaps we should go elsewhere, lest our being here together be seen as improper.
      • The letter contained serious allegations of criminal and other improper behaviour.
      • If there's a potential conflict of interest or improper influence, the public has a right to know.
      • Sources say he has vehemently denied any suggestion of improper conduct.
      • If you did nothing improper you should not be concerned about answering these questions.
      • During the festive season, injuries result from improper use of fireworks.
      • Never was she allowed to do anything that was deemed improper for a young lady.
      • He said there had not been any improper or indecent behaviour.
      • The main reason for water scarcity is the improper management of water.
      • She had spoken without being asked a question, which was improper and impolite.
      • In most cases it is probably down to faulty contraceptives (or more often improper use of the same).
      • The president had harsh words for those who talked about the programme to the media, saying their actions were illegal and improper.
      • Stop that improper use of language right now and follow me into my office please!
      • He touched himself in public without thought as to how improper it may be to others.

    • 1.2(indecent)

      (language/suggestion) indecoroso
      (proposal) deshonesto

  • 2formal

    (use) indebido
    (term) incorrecto
    (term) erróneo