Word of the day

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apropos (adj) –  Fitting and to the point.

(adv) – 1. At an appropriate time; opportunely.
2. By the way; incidentally. eg. Apropos, where were you yesterday?

(prep) – With regard to; concerning. eg. Apropos our date for lunch, I can’t go.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : 1660s, “opportunely,” from French à propos “to the purpose,” from propos “thing said in conversation, talk; purpose, plan,” from Latin propositium “purpose,” past participle of proponere “to set forth, propose”. Meaning “as regards” is 1761, from French. As an adjective, “to the point or purpose,” from 1690s.

 


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