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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (unsuitable)
a. inappropriate
Contar un chiste en una reunión de negocios es improcedente.It's inappropriate to tell a joke during a business meeting.
b. improper
Me parece muy improcedente que mi tía hablara de abortos cuando di la noticia de mi embarazo.I find it so improper that my aunt talked about miscarriages when I said I was pregnant.
2. (legal)
a. inadmissible
Las pruebas presentadas por el fiscal en el juicio eran improcedentes.The evidence provided by the district attorney during the trial was inadmissible.
b. unfair
El juez dijo que nuestro jefe fue culpable de un despido improcedente cuando despidió a Nina porque estaba embarazada.The judge said our boss was guilty of an unfair dismissal when he fired Nina because she was pregnant.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (inoportuno)
a. inappropriate
2. (law)
a. inadmissible
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
1 (inadecuado) unsuitable; inappropriate
2 (Jur) inadmissible
despido improcedente unfair dismissal
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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