from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Being in accord with conventions or accepted standards; proper.
from The Century Dictionary.
- As it should be; according to the rules of good society; genteel; proper: a French phrase often used in English.
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Proper; in keeping with etiquetteor social standards.
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- adjective according with custom or propriety
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[French : comme, as + il faut, it is necessary, proper.]
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Borrowing from French comme il faut ‘as it should be’.
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