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“… more propriety that the rates are too …”

meanings of propriety


  1. A characteristic; an attribute.
  2. Correct language or pronunciation.
  3. The particular character or essence of someone or something; individuality.
  4. The fact of possessing something; ownership.
  5. A piece of land owned by someone; someone's property.
  6. Correctness in behaviour and morals; good manners, seemliness.
  7. Suitability, fitness; the quality of being appropriate.
  8. More generally, something owned by someone; a possession.

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