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proper /prpr/ adj. 1 correct, right as to how to do s.t.: The proper way to fix that engine is to overhaul it completely, not tinker with it. 2 having good manners, correct behavior: She is proper in the way she behaves. 3 suitable, not inferior: In this rainy climate, you have to have a proper raincoat and boots. 4 in a specific area, not outside it: She lives in Paris proper, not in the suburbs. -adv. properly.