Translation of inappropriate in Spanish:
- [action/measure/dress] inadecuado, poco apropiado; [moment] inoportuno it would be inappropriate for you to suggest it no te corresponde a ti sugerirlo, no estaría bien que tú lo sugirieras a totally inappropriate reply una respuesta totalmente fuera de lugarExample sentences
- Moreover, the ubiquity of email can lead to its use in inappropriate circumstances.
- For some reason running through a shop seems to be inappropriate behaviour.
- There are many sorts of inappropriate behaviour from which our children need protection.
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The Defensor del pueblo is an ombudsman nominated by the Spanish Parliament to defend the rights of citizens against government maladministration. If he upholds a complaint he advises the administration on appropriate compensation. This post, under the same name, also exists in some Latin American countries.