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adjective appropriate pronunciation in British English /əˈprəʊpriət/
  1. suitable or right for a particular situation or purpose

    This isn't the appropriate time to discuss the problem.

    The manager should take appropriate action if safety standards are not being met.

    appropriate to/for:

    We need to ensure the teaching they receive is appropriate to their needs.

    appropriate that:

    It is entirely appropriate that his music should be played at this festival.

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appropriately

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appropriately dressed

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