Definitions

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  • adj. fit; propitious

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Fit; propitious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Propitious.

Etymologies

Old English, from French propice. See propitious. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Jesu Christ reproved them of three benefits that he did and gave to them, that is to wit the deliverance of them from Egypt, the sustentation and governance in the desert, and the plantation of the vine in a land propice.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 1

  • And in divers places, whereas he visited and saw curates that were not good, ne propice for the weal of the souls that they had cure of, he would discharge them and put them out of their benefices, and set in such as would entend and were good men, as ye shall find more plainly of this matter in the life of S. Oswald.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 3

  • JERZY BUZEK: EPP DELIGHTED WITH OVERWHELMING SUPPORT FOR THE NEW EP PRESIDENT - EPP LEADS THE PARLIAMENT, COUNCIL & COMMISSION Komisja chce zniesienia wiz dla obywateli krajów Bałkanów Zachodnich UE i MTV werbują artystów przed kopenhaską konferencją w sprawie zmian klimatu Raport CRPE: Romania si Presedintia suedeza a UE - "Un moment propice de a face lobby pentru ridicarea restrictiilor pe piata muncii in statele care le mentin"

    EurActiv.com

  • Un climat foncier propice à l’investissement est aussi un facteur clé pour les investisseurs qu’il s’agisse de petits exploitants agricoles, de négociants ou d’entrepreneurs.

    D��put��s du" changement" Sortez-nous de l'ins��curit�� fonci��re

  • Majesty hath to the sovereignty of Scotland "; while Parliament affirmed that" the late pretensed King of Scots was but an usurper of the crown and realm of Scotland, "and that Henry had" now at this present (by the infinite goodness of God), a time apt and propice for the recovery of his said right and title to the said crown and realm of Scotland ". [

    Henry VIII.

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