French translation of 'propriety'
- (= seemliness)
- (= correctness)
to act with propriety
agir avec correctionto behave with propriety
se comporter avec correction
Derived Formsproprieties plural noun (old-fashioned)
convenances fpl: to observe the proprieties
observer les convenances
Example Sentences Including 'propriety'
But they had seen him now, and a sense of propriety drove them apart.AMAGANSETT (2004)
Here, there was an air of sedate prosperity, speaking of a prim propriety that made Petra's Berliner soul feel stifled.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
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Translation of propriety from the Collins English to French Dictionary