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appropriate

(ă-prō′prē-ăt) [L. appropriatus, made one's own]
1. In psychiatry, pert. to behavior that is suitable and congruent.
2. In medical practice, pert. to care that is expected to yield health benefits that considerably exceed risk.
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When asked, "How appropriate is it for employees to give their manager a holiday gift?" HR managers said:
Liam Thomas Larry, 25, of Wollaton Road, Billingham, fined PS180, licence endorsed with six penalty points, ordered to pay PS85 costs and PS30 in charges for driving without appropriate insurance.
In general, fixed-price contracts are more appropriate for production contracts where costs are either known or easily predicted, and cost-plus contracts are more appropriate in situations--such as development--where costs are uncertain.
By contrast, less-skilled self-regulated learners are unable and often unwilling to generate appropriate self-efficacy beliefs, interest, task value, and outcome expectancies that could help them successfully attain their predetermined academic goals; they are unable to delay gratification.
It's appropriate because it is an acclamation by the assembly of Christ's presence in the gospel, as well as an expression of sincere gratitude for the return of the Alleluia, from which we fast during Lent.
Must adults "go in the 'In door'" and "out the 'Out door'" in the dining hall and sing a silly song if they forget to do it right, or is this just not appropriate when dealing with adults instead of an all-child group?
Failure to establish and implement appropriate systems could lead to significant reputation risks, sanctions and criminal prosecutions.
One underlying tenet in culturally competent counseling is the appropriate selection and application of intervention strategies and skills.
A lack-of-marketability discount is appropriate in valuing the interests in LP, as there is not a ready market for partnership interests in a closely held partnership.
The rule modifies what qualifies as an "all appropriate inquiry" for purposes of avoiding potential Superfund liability.
This article addresses difficulties with the diagnosis of bipolar disorder in children; provides a description of bipolar disorder in adults and children; presents a case study; discusses appropriate assessment, treatment, and program planning for children; and discusses implications and recommendations for school counselors according to the ASCA National Standards for School Counseling Programs.
Given the ubiquitous nature of digital information and its significance in our culture as a means of communication, information getting, entertainment, and creative expression, it is important that children receive sufficient opportunities and appropriate experiences in its use.

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