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We found 48 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word proper:
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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. proper: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. proper, proper: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. proper: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. proper: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. proper: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. proper: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Proper, proper: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. proper: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Proper, proper: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. proper: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. proper: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. proper: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. proper: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. proper: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. proper: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. proper: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. proper: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Proper (album), Proper (heraldry), Proper (liturgy), Proper: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Proper: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. proper: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. proper: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. proper: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. proper: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. PROPER: Dictionary of Americanisms (1848) [home, info]
  25. proper: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. proper: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  27. proper: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. proper: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. Proper, proper: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. proper: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  31. proper: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Proper: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry [home, info]
  2. Proper: Essentials of Music [home, info]
  3. Proper: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. proper: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. proper: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  3. PROPER: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  4. Proper (disambiguation), proper: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. proper: Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [home, info]
  2. Proper (disambiguation), proper: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. proper: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. proper: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Proper: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  2. PROPER: A Dictionary of Quaternary Acronyms and Abbreviations [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. proper: English slang and colloquialisms used in the United Kingdom [home, info]
  2. Proper: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (proper)

adjective:  marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness ("Proper medical treatment")
adjective:  appropriate for a condition or occasion ("Everything in its proper place")
name:  A surname (common: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #10315)

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