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apropos

ap·ro·pos

apropos

 
 
pronunciation:
ae pr po
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb, preposition
part of speech: adjective
definition: appropriate; relevant; opportune.
Her comments were apropos to the discussion and certainly not irrelevant.
synonyms:
apposite, appropriate, apt, fitting, meet, relevant, suitable
antonyms:
inept, malapropos
similar words:
applicable, fit, germane, opportune, pertinent, proper, to the point
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: at the appropriate time; opportunely.
Her suggestion to leave came apropos; I'd been just about to embarrass myself.
synonyms:
opportunely, seasonably
antonyms:
malapropos
similar words:
timely
definition 2: in connection with the topic just mentioned or under discussion.
Your new bracelet is lovely--apropos, have you written to thank your grandmother?
 
part of speech: preposition
definition: in reference to; in connection with.
Apropos your request, I'm sorry to inform you that it has been denied.