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Appropriate; suitable; proper.

be·fit′ting·ly adv.
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Adv.1.befittingly - in an appropriate manner; "he was appropriately dressed"
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Islamabad -- Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Dr Asad Majeed Khan on Wednesday said Pakistan will respond befittingly if India tried to put Pakistan's sovereignty on stake.
We will express solidarity with the people of Kashmir befittingly on Friday and the whole nation will come out for the Kashmiri people to show sympathy and solidarity in large congregations."
Principal Prof Tahir Javed shed light on importance of economic growth as, according to him, economically-strong Pakistan can advocate the Kashmir cause befittingly. Prof Dr Sikandar Sultan led prayers for prosperous Pakistan and independent Kashmir.
He said India shouldn't misconstrue Pakistan's desire for peace as its weakness as it had all capabilities to respond to any misadventure by India befittingly.
The Minister said that although Sindh government has completed a lot of essential development projects in interior of Sindh in the recent past but they are not highlighted in e print or electronic media befittingly. He said this while presiding over a meeting of all Regional Directors and District Information Officers of Information and Archives Dept at his office on Thursday.
Raja Farooq Haider thanked Prime Minister Imran Khan for highlighting the Kashmir issue befittingly at international forums and taking keen interest in resolving the problems of the people of Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.
ISLAMABAD:Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Zubair Mahmood Hayat on Friday said Pakistan's armed forces are ready to respond to anymisadventure or miscalculationand have the capability to respond befittingly and will do so.
'Pakistani forces responded befittingly and targeted Indian posts.'
Report states that India may plan a terrorist attack inside PakistanIndia and Israel had planned to carry out a joint missile attack on Pakistan on February 27, which was thwarted after Pakistan received intelligence reports pertaining to the plan, a local news outlet reported on Monday.According to the report, India and Israel wanted to target Pakistan and were informed that Pakistan would also respond befittingly in case of any such attack.
He did not want to play blame game, but if anybody did, he would respond him befittingly, he said.
Earlier this month, Director-General ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor in a meeting with a delegation of journalists reaffirmed that Pakistan looks for peace yet any misadventure shall be responded befittingly.
"Indian terrorism against innocent citizens shall be responded befittingly," added the media wing of Pakistani military.