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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 State of California is working hard to protect borrowers from illegal and improper lending practices while still making sure that consumers get the credit they need to live the American dream," said Strumpfer.
Kit Cairney, the tutor accused of providing improper help to Bastianelli, said he contacted Pac-10 and NCAA officials.
On August 28, 2003, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) advised Social Security Administration (SSA) on improper payment reporting.
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.
To date, the federal government has made progress in identifying programs susceptible to the risk of improper payments in addressing the new IPIA requirements.
The deepest worry is that if Clinton does not support some Asian-American candidates he might only encourage what Asian-Americans say is a growing stereotype - that there is no real difference between the wealthy Chinese and Indonesians who may have made improper donations and Asian-Americans who are solid citizens and have played by the rules.
The ATV Safety Institute's primary goal is to promote the safe and responsible use of ATVs, thereby reducing crashes and injuries that may result from improper operation by the rider.
The CIA has opened an internal investigation into ``extremely serious'' allegations of improper contacts between the Democratic National Committee and the CIA, the acting director of central intelligence said Monday.
6 million refund primarily related to the utility's allegedly improper dealings with Enron Corp.
Fiscal year 2004 marked the first year that federal agencies governmentwide were required to report improper payment information under the Improper Payments Information Act of 2002 (IPIA).
Under pressure from Democrats and facing rebellious moderate Republicans, Senate Republican leader Trent Lott bowed to demands to expand the inquiry to include ``illegal and improper activities'' in the 1996 elections.
The Company considered these issues and concluded that these allocations did not result in the improper collection of markdown allowances from vendors.