Appropriate

usgb/əˈprəʊpriət/Volume
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Cultural SensitivityPlay
Use 'appropriate' to respect cultural norms, avoiding offense in sensitive situations. SlideShe dressed appropriately for the religious ceremony.
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Context MattersPlay
What is appropriate in one setting may not be in another; consider the environment and audience. SlideSwimwear is appropriate at the beach, not a business meeting.
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Subtle DisapprovalPlay
'Appropriate' can imply judgment, suggesting that an alternative may be wrong or less suitable. SlideHe didn't think my joke was appropriate for the occasion.