Definition Appropriate

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Definition

appropriate: suitable, convenient, adequate
adjective
Do you think a tea set is an appropriate gift for a wedding anniversary? Is it a suitable gift?

inappropriate: unsuitable, inconvenient, inadequate
adjective
The e-mail Philip sent Polly was inappropriate. It really wasn't suitable.

to appropriate: to take something for one's own use, usually without permission
verb
to appropriate (somebody else's car)

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