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

 properly
 (ad.)適當地;正當地;嚴格地

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prop·er·ly adv.
 1. In a proper manner; suitably; fitly; strictly; rightly; as, a word properly applied; a dress properly adjusted.
 2. Individually; after one's own manner. [Obs.]
    Now, harkeneth, how I bare me properly.   --Chaucer.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 properly
      adv 1: in the right manner; "please do your job properly!"; "can't
             you carry me decent?" [syn: decently, decent, in
             good order, right, the right way] [ant: improperly]
      2: with reason or justice [syn: by rights]