Improper and Unlawful


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Improper adjective – Not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention.
Usage example: improper banking practices

Unlawful is a synonym for improper. In some cases you can use "Unlawful" instead an adjective "Improper". popular alternative
Nearby Word: improperly
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Unlawful adjective – Not conforming to a high moral standard; morally unacceptable.
Usage example: a sympathetic look at the unlawful love between a married physician and an adoring colleague

Improper is a synonym for unlawful in against the law topic. You can use "Improper" instead an adjective "Unlawful". popular alternative
Nearby Words: unlawfulness, unlawfully
Synonyms for Unlawful

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action improper action unlawful action
conduct improper conduct unlawful conduct
use improper use unlawful use
search improper search unlawful search
Other nouns: fashion, actions, damage, seizure, behavior, acts, procedures.
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Unlawful or Improper. 2016. Accessed February 26, 2020.

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