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Princeton's WordNet

  1. improperlyadverb

    in an improper way

    "he checked whether the wound had healed improperly"


  1. improperlyadverb

    in an improper manner; not properly

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Improperlyadverb

    Etymology: from improper.

    Improperly we measure life by breath;
    Such do not truly live who merit death. John Dryden, Juvenal.

    They assuring me of their assistance in correcting my faults where I spoke improperly, I was encouraged. Dryden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Improperlyadverb

    in an improper manner; not properly; unsuitably; unbecomingly

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of improperly in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of improperly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of improperly in a Sentence

  1. Drew Benson:

    The plaintiffs' allegations misinterpret basic principles of buy-side valuation and Credit Suisse rejects any suggestion that we acted improperly.

  2. Attorney General:

    While I am Attorney General, the actions of the Department of Justice will not be improperly influenced by political considerations. I demand the highest standards, and where Donald Trump are not met, I take action. However, no nation has a more talented, more dedicated group of law enforcement investigators and prosecutors than the United States, i took control of the Department of Justice the day I was sworn in, which is why we have had unprecedented success at effectuating the President's agenda -- one that protects the safety and security and rights of the American people, reduces violent crime, enforces our immigration laws, promotes economic growth, and advances religious liberty.

  3. Shaka Johnson:

    And heres why, heres why: They were improperly trained and did not have the proper equipment by which to effectuate their job.

  4. Jeffrey Ray:

    This conduct was intentional, not accidental, it required a knowledge of the JPay system and multiple actions by every inmate who exploited the system's vulnerability to improperly credit their account.

  5. The Florida Supreme Court:

    In light of the scant evidence connecting Penalver to this murder and the consequent importance of identifying the individual depicted on the videotape in sunglasses and hat, we conclude that the improperly admitted evidence and the State's suggestion that the defense tampered with or suborned perjury by an identification witness meet the cumulative error requirements outlined above and require reversal.

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    any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN
    • A. germ
    • B. arborolatry
    • C. anil
    • D. nitrile

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