Spanish translation of 'propriety'
- (= decency)
⇒ breach of propriety
ofensa f contra el decoro,
⇒ the proprieties
los cánones sociales
⇒ to observe the proprieties
atenerse a los cánones sociales
- (= appropriateness)
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 Spanish Dictionary