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Definition 1: of an appropriate or pertinent nature - [adjective denoting all]

(apropos is similar to ...) being of striking appropriateness and pertinence

"the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images" "an apt reply"

(means also ...) suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc

"a book not appropriate for children" "a funeral conducted the appropriate solemnity" "it seems that an apology is appropriate"

(... are attributes of apropos) the quality of being specially suitable

Definition 2: at an opportune time - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where apropos or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • your letter arrived apropos

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Definition 3: introducing a different topic - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where apropos or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • incidentally, I won't go to the party

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