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adverb properly pronunciation in American English /ˈprɑpərli/
  1. 1
    in a manner that is appropriate for the purpose or situation
    You’re not properly dressed for this weather.
    He was never properly trained, so you can’t really blame him if he can’t do the job.
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  2. 2
    in a way that is considered right or correct
    If she doesn’t behave properly, send her home.
    The air conditioning in the hotel wasn’t working properly.
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  3. 3
    really, or completely
    Is that champagne properly chilled?



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