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British English: /ɪnəˈprəʊprɪət/
American English: /ˌɪnəˈproʊpriət/

Translation of inappropriate in Italian:


  • 1 (improper, unsuitable)
    (behaviour, action, reaction)
    inappropriato, fuori luogo
    (remark, reference)
    inopportuno, fuori luogo
    shorts are inappropriate for work
    i pantaloncini non sono adatti al lavoro
    this is quite inappropriate for children
    non è adatto ai bambini
  • 2 (not what is needed, incorrect)
    (advice, treatment, site, building, name, word)
    inadeguato, inadatto
    he was an inappropriate choice for leader
    la sua scelta come dirigente non fu appropriata

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