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One entry found for propriety.
Main Entry: pro·pri·ety
Pronunciation: p(r)schwa-primarystressprimacr-schwat-emacron
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -eties
1 : the quality or state of being proper <questioned the propriety of expelling him for such a minor offense>
2 : correctness in manners or behavior : POLITENESS
3 plural : the rules and customs of behavior followed by polite people

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