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British English: /ˈprɒp(ə)li/
American English: /ˈprɑpərli/

Translation of properly in Italian:


  • 1 (correctly) I like to do things properly
    mi piace fare le cose per bene
    to do one's job properly
    fare bene il proprio lavoro
    you acted very properly in reporting the theft
    avete agito molto bene denunciando il furto
    properly speaking
    a dire il vero o per l'esattezza
    walk, behave properly! (to child)
    cammina, comportati come si deve!
  • 2 (fully)
    (shut, open)
    read the letter properly
    leggi la lettera come si deve
    you're not properly dressed
    non sei abbastanza vestito o coperto
    properly prepared for the interview
    ben preparato per il colloquio
    I didn't have time to thank you properly
  • 3 (adequately)
    (eat, rest, plan)
    a sufficienza
    (insured, ventilated)
  • 4 (suitably)
    he was properly apologetic, grateful
    ha porto le scuse dovute, ha dimostrato la dovuta riconoscenza
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