propriety

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propriety englannista suomeksi

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  1. Substantiivi

propriety englanniksi

  1. The particular character or essence of someone or something; individuality. (defdate)

  2. A characteristic; an attribute. (defdate)

  3. A piece of land owned by someone; someone's property. (defdate)

  4. More generally, something owned by someone; a possession. (defdate)

  5. 1723, Charles Walker, ''Memoirs of the Life of Sally Salisbury'':

  6. I was fearful of giving You a very sensible Disgust, in making ''You'' seem the ''Propriety'' of ''one Man'', when You know Yourself ''ordained'' for the Comfort and Refreshment of ''Multitudes''.
  7. The fact of possessing something; ownership. (defdate)

  8. Correct language or pronunciation. (defdate)

  9. (RQ:Critical Pronouncing Dictionary)

  10. Suitability, fitness; the quality of being appropriate. (defdate)

  11. 1773, Goldsmith|Oliver Goldsmith, ''Stoops to Conquer|She Stoops to Conquer''

  12. I find such a pleasure, sir, in obeying your commands, that I take care to observe them without ever debating their propriety.
  13. 1850, Edward Ralph May, "Speech on African American Suffrage"

  14. Now, if we may, with propriety, refer to the people one question, why may we not, with equal propriety, refer another?
  15. Correctness in behaviour and morals; good manners, seemliness. (defdate)

  16. (RQ:Austen Sense and Sensibility)

  17. (quote-book)

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