German translation of 'improper'
- (= unsuitable)
- (= unseemly)
- (= indecent)
⇒ it is improper to do that
es gehört sich nicht, das zu tun
⇒ improper use of drugs/one's position
- (= unsuitable)
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Example Sentences Including 'improper'
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Parents were not made fully aware of the dangers from improper use.Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)
The value of the gift or hospitality does not matter, as long as it is not given to induce or reward improper behaviour.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
An improper conduct charge was not proven.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Many allegations involved improper behaviour by governors.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
She signed an agreement that included liability for damage caused by improper use.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
He was charged with improper conduct and fined 5,000.The Sun (2011)
If so, a charge of improper conduct would follow.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It is considering asking the Portuguese for his observations before deciding whether to charge him with improper conduct.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It is improper conduct and he will be charged.The Sun (2016)
Now he is hoping a more formal apology will help him avoid an improper conduct charge.The Sun (2009)
The Arsenal manager has been charged with improper conduct by the FA.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
We have applied for a Judicial review into the matter, which means we feel the council have acted with improper purpose.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Almost half of all jurors do not know what to do if improper conduct, including internet research, emerges when they are sitting on a case.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Any suggestion that his appointment was due to an improper relationship between us is utterly false.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
He could face a further two games out if found guilty of improper conduct for his provocative celebration.The Sun (2009)
He pleaded guilty to the charge of improper use of a motor vehicle.The Sun (2010)
He was subsequently cleared of improper behaviour.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
She has in the past denied any improper relationship.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
She was suspended after admitting charges of an improper relationship.The Sun (2016)
Teachers accused of improper behaviour will be granted anonymity unless charges are brought.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The Bill does not define what an improper purpose is.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The court should guard against misrepresentation being used as an improper means of reopening a compromise agreement.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Then, after apologising for his improper behaviour, he phoned and texted her.The Sun (2016)
It wouldn't be the first time officials have failed to act on suspicions about improper behaviour either.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Many will conclude that amounts to improper use.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
In addition, defendant's improper use of the credit cards was linked in time and circumstances with the crime.Christianity Today (2000)
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'improper' in Other Languages
British English: improper ADJECTIVE
Improper activities are illegal or dishonest.
25 officers were investigated following allegations of improper conduct.
Translation of improper from the Collins English to German Dictionary