how to pronounce improper

/ɪmˈpɹɒp.əɹ/

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The above transcription of improper is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

improper is pronounced in three syllables

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ɪmpɹɒpəɹ

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An example use of improper in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… Hygiene and an improper diet - it's not …”

meaning of improper

Improper means not in accordance with the rules or standards of a particular society or group.

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