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Translation of appropriate in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

/əˈprəʊpriət/
  • apropiado her attire wasn't appropriate to the occasion su vestimenta no era la apropiada or adecuada or indicada para la ocasión it would not be appropriate for me to comment no estaría bien or no sería apropiado que hiciera algún comentario you should take all appropriate precautions debes tomar todas las precauciones del caso assess the situation and take the appropriate action evalúe la situación y tome las medidas pertinentes complete as appropriate rellenar lo que corresponda delete as appropriate tachar lo que no corresponda
    Example sentences
    • In this circumstance it is appropriate to depend upon a set of rules for swift action.
    • A conditional discharge would be appropriate for the offences in all the circumstances.
    • Cook with spices that are appropriate for the season and for your skin and your physiology.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

/əˈprəʊprieɪt/
  • 1.1 (take illegally) [land/money/possessions] apropiarse de 1.2 (set aside) [funds/money] destinar, asignar

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