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improper

adjective amiss, awkward, contrary to deeency, contrary to good taste, discordant, discrepant, false, forbidden, gross, ill-adapted, ill-founded, illicit, illogical, immodest, immoral, inaccurate, inadmissible, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, incongruous, incorrect, indecent, indecorous, indecorus, indignus, inept, inexact, infelicitous, inopportune, irrelevant, mistaken, naughty, not perrinent, not right, not suitable, objectionable, off-color, off the mark, out of place, prohibited, risque, unadapted, unallowable, unauthorized, unbecoming, unbefitting, undesirable, undue, unfit, unfitting, unmeet, unrefined, unseasonable, unseemly, unsound, unsuitable, unsuited, untimely, unwarrantable, wide of the mark, wrong, wrongful
Associated concepts: improper act, improper conduct, immroper discharge, improper influence, improper joinder ofactions, improper motive, improper performance, immroper practice, improper use
See also: bad, blatant, culpable, delinquent, disgraceful, disorderly, disreputable, drastic, excessive, false, faulty, illegal, illegitimate, illicit, immoral, impertinent, inaccurate, inadmissible, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, incongruous, incorrect, inelegant, ineligible, inept, iniquitous, insolent, lascivious, nefarious, objectionable, obtrusive, offensive, perverse, profane, slipshod, suggestive, unauthorized, unbecoming, undesirable, undue, unfit, unjust, unprofessional, unseemly, unsuitable, untimely, unwarranted, vicious, wrongful
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The Company considered these issues and concluded that these allocations did not result in the improper collection of markdown allowances from vendors.
The federal government made progress in identifying programs susceptible to the risk of improper payments in response to the new IPIA requirements.
Looney said if he can convince other tutors to divulge incidents of improper assistance, ``there will be some (football and basketball players') names that come out.
When a White House aide at first refused to return O'Connor's calls because she thought it improper to talk to a lobbyist, O'Connor complained to President Clinton personally.
Based on information received to date, the company believes that certain market traders may have engaged in improper trading activities that could have had a negative effect on the price of Eagle Broadband stock.
We have also made it very clear that improper activities will not be tolerated by the Company.
The fiscal year 2003 Performance and Accountability Reports (PAR) typically contained limited amounts of improper payment information even for those programs previously cited in Circular A-11 for which a reporting requirement has existed for at least three years.
Cairney, who claims that he did not provide improper assistance on the paper, said he just wanted to make sure his version of events was being heard regarding the Bastianelli case.
No improper collections during the 2004 fiscal year were identified.
Minimizing improper payments is important given the dollar magnitude of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) programs--about $34 billion in federal and state funds expended annually.
Walsh disputed findings by the inspector general that all the raise calculations were done in an improper manner, bypassing the payroll manager, and determined by another manager who received the raises as well without any outside review.
In its April 26, 2004 report, the OIG reported instances of fraudulent activity totaling $435,900, and numerous improper and questionable uses of the purchase cards totaling $1.