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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not suitable)
a. inapropiado
The child's behavior at the party was very inappropriate.El comportamiento de la niña en la fiesta era muy inapropiado.
b. inadecuado
Inappropriate use of the machinery can pose a safety risk.El uso inadecuado de la maquinaria puede proponer un riesgo de seguridad.
c. poco apropiado (remark)
His political joke at the corporate dinner was inappropriate.Su broma política en la cena corporativa fue poco apropiada.
d. impropio (dress or behavior)
She told her boyfriend that his jeans would be an inappropriate choice for the nightclub.Ella le dijo a su novio que sus vaqueros serían una opción impropia para la discoteca.
e. inoportuno (moment or time)
His financial advisor replied that it was an inappropriate moment to invest in the company.Su asesora financiera le respondió que era un momento inoportuno para invertir en la empresa.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (behavior, remark)
a. inadecuado(a), improcedente
2. (dress)
a. inadecuado(a), impropio(a)
3. (present, choice)
a. inapropiado(a)
4. (time, moment)
a. inoportuno(a)
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inappropriate [ˌɪnəˈprəʊprɪɪt]
[+action, punishment, treatment] inadecuado; poco apropiado; [+word, phrase] inoportuno; [+behaviour] impropio;
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