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noun as in appropriate conduct

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We focus way more on potential for harm as a result of certain content being amplified on the platform without appropriate context.

The medical staff should be wearing appropriate personal protective equipment, and patients should keep their masks on at all times, only lowering them to half-mast for the swab.

Without the dogwood and magnolias, with leaves deciding which day to fall, perhaps this Masters should have some special distinction, appropriate to such a dreary yet invaluable semi-year of on-and-off sports.

Callers will be screened, and when appropriate for telephone reporting an officer will collect information.

To ensure you aren’t bogging down your site with heavy images, try using appropriate image types.

These decisions and criteria are referred to as “appropriateness.”

“NDSC is trying to decrease and change the appropriateness of imaging,” Bettmann said.

She felt so in awe that he expressed interest in her that she never questioned the appropriateness of some of his behavior.

There has always been a debate over the appropriateness of judicial review.

Marine Le Pen, meanwhile, openly questioned the appropriateness of a presidential candidate visiting the scene of the crime.

The question of appropriateness is relative to the particular object we have in view.

Human agency has further contributed to the appropriateness of the title.

This was Susy's part, and as she said it the audience did not fail to remember its literal appropriateness.

Patty realised the appropriateness of this phrase, and cudgelled her brain for an appropriate reply.

The appropriateness of this name is apparent to any who have visited the upper ice fields of the Winthrop and Emmons Glaciers.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to appropriateness, such as: propriety, suitability, usefulness, aptness, fitness, and suitableness.

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