verb (used with object), ap·pro·pri·at·ed, ap·pro·pri·at·ing.
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We focus way more on potential for harm as a result of certain content being amplified on the platform without appropriate context.
The medical staff should be wearing appropriate personal protective equipment, and patients should keep their masks on at all times, only lowering them to half-mast for the swab.Here’s what you need to know about getting a coronavirus test at the airport|Andrea Sachs|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Without the dogwood and magnolias, with leaves deciding which day to fall, perhaps this Masters should have some special distinction, appropriate to such a dreary yet invaluable semi-year of on-and-off sports.In a grim year, a November Masters is something to be thankful for|Thomas M. Boswell|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Callers will be screened, and when appropriate for telephone reporting an officer will collect information.
To ensure you aren’t bogging down your site with heavy images, try using appropriate image types.How visual content can give a boost to your SEO and how to take advantage|Anthony Gaenzle|November 10, 2020|Search Engine Watch
These decisions and criteria are referred to as “appropriateness.”
“NDSC is trying to decrease and change the appropriateness of imaging,” Bettmann said.
She felt so in awe that he expressed interest in her that she never questioned the appropriateness of some of his behavior.Digital Harassment Is the New Means of Domestic Abuse|Keli Goff|February 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There has always been a debate over the appropriateness of judicial review.
Marine Le Pen, meanwhile, openly questioned the appropriateness of a presidential candidate visiting the scene of the crime.
They have such a wonderful idea of appropriateness, it seems to me.Mae Madden|Mary Murdoch Mason
The appropriateness of that name does not seem to strike you at once.The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard|Anatole France
This man seemed to fit into the picture of the hills with the appropriateness of the native-born.Destiny|Charles Neville Buck
It would be difficult for me here to examine Mr. Greg's writings with perfect freedom and appropriateness.Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 3 of 3)|John Morley
Magnificence rather than appropriateness of costume was desired by the platform actor of the Drama of Rhetoric.The Theory of the Theatre|Clayton Hamilton