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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·ap·pro·pri·ate /ˌɪnəˈpropriət/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ap·pro·pri·ate a. Not instrument (to); not appropriate; unbecoming; unsuitable; not specially fitted; -- followed by to or for. -- In*ap*pro*pri*ate*ly, adv. -- In*ap*pro*pri*ate*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not suitable for a particular occasion etc; "noise seems
             inappropriate at a time of sadness"; "inappropriate
             shoes for a walk on the beach"; "put inappropriate
             pressure on them" [ant: appropriate]
      2: not conforming with accepted standards of propriety or
         taste; undesirable; "incorrect behavior"; "she was seen in
         all the wrong places"; "He thought it was wrong for her to
         go out to work" [syn: incorrect, wrong]
      3: not in keeping with what is correct or proper; "completely
         inappropriate behavior" [syn: incompatible, out or
         keeping(p), unfitting]