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improper fraction

  

      n   a fraction in which the numerator has a greater absolute value or degree than the denominator, as 7/6 or (x2 + 3)/(x + 1)  
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improper  
      adj  
1    lacking propriety; not seemly or fitting  
2    unsuitable for a certain use or occasion; inappropriate  
an improper use for a tool     
3    irregular or abnormal  
  improperly      adv  
  improperness      n  


improper fraction  
      n   a fraction in which the numerator has a greater absolute value or degree than the denominator, as 7/6 or (x2 + 3)/(x + 1)  
improper integral  
      n   a definite integral having one or both limits infinite or having an integrand that becomes infinite within the limits of integration  

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improper

  
1    impolite, indecent, indecorous, indelicate, off-colour, risqué, smutty, suggestive, unbecoming, unfitting, unseemly, untoward, vulgar  
2    ill-timed, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, incongruous, infelicitous, inopportune, malapropos, out of place, uncalled-for, unfit, unseasonable, unsuitable, unsuited, unwarranted  
3    abnormal, erroneous, false, inaccurate, incorrect, irregular, wrong  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    becoming, decent, decorous, delicate, fitting, proper, seemly  
2    apposite, appropriate, apt, felicitous, opportune, seasoned, suitable  

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v.
to show in an improper or selfish way that you are happy with your own success or another person's failure
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