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suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place

consistent with prevailing or accepted standards or circumstances

in accordance with principles of right or good conduct

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marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness

having all the qualities typical of the thing specified

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limited to the thing specified

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Had the convention attempted a positive enumeration of the powers necessary and proper for carrying their other powers into effect, the attempt would have involved a complete digest of laws on every subject to which the Constitution relates; accommodated too, not only to the existing state of things, but to all the possible changes which futurity may produce; for in every new application of a general power, the PARTICULAR POWERS, which are the means of attaining the OBJECT of the general power, must always necessarily vary with that object, and be often properly varied whilst the object remains the same.
Had they attempted to enumerate the particular powers or means not necessary or proper for carrying the general powers into execution, the task would have been no less chimerical; and would have been liable to this further objection, that every defect in the enumeration would have been equivalent to a positive grant of authority.
We see how important a part excavation plays in the construction of the cells; but it would be a great error to suppose that the bees cannot build up a rough wall of wax in the proper position--that is, along the plane of intersection between two adjoining spheres.
When bees have a place on which they can stand in their proper positions for working,--for instance, on a slip of wood, placed directly under the middle of a comb growing downwards so that the comb has to be built over one face of the slip--in this case the bees can lay the foundations of one wall of a new hexagon, in its strictly proper place, projecting beyond the other completed cells.
To extend its power further, in EXCLUSION of the authority of the Union, would be to take the resources of the community out of those hands which stood in need of them for the public welfare, in order to put them into other hands which could have no just or proper occasion for them.
I replied; and if we asked him what due or proper thing is given by medicine, and to whom, what answer do you think that he would make to us?
And will not men who are injured be deteriorated in that which is the proper virtue of man?
The secrecy with which everything had been carried on between them, was rationally treated as enormously heightening the crime, because, had any suspicion of it occurred to the others, proper measures would have been taken to prevent the marriage; and he called on Elinor to join with him in regretting that Lucy's engagement with Edward had not rather been fulfilled, than that she should thus be the means of spreading misery farther in the family.
Perhaps, however, he is kept silent by his fear of offending, and I shall, therefore, give him a hint, by a line to Oxford, that his sister and I both think a letter of proper submission from him, addressed perhaps to Fanny, and by her shewn to her mother, might not be taken amiss; for we all know the tenderness of Mrs.
He had nothing to urge against it, but still resisted the idea of a letter of proper submission; and therefore, to make it easier to him, as he declared a much greater willingness to make mean concessions by word of mouth than on paper, it was resolved that, instead of writing to Fanny, he should go to London, and personally intreat her good offices in his favour.
Astonishingly, none of the cities in Pakistan has a proper solid waste management system right from collection of solid waste up to its proper disposal which is causing environmental and health hazards.
Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) has partnered Austin Proper Residences, which includes 244 hotel rooms and a limited collection of 99 residences and penthouses atop the Austin Proper Hotel.
Los Angeles-based private equity investment firm Brentwood Associates has acquired, through its affiliates, the Boca Raton, Florida-based multi-channel retailer of women's apparel Boston Proper direct-to-consumer business from Chico's FAS, Inc.
IF you spend any time with Teesside teenagers, the chances are they come across as very proper young people.
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