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apposite

adjective uk   us   /ˈæp.ə.zɪt/ /-zaɪt/ formal
suitable and right for the occasion: an apposite phrase/quotation/remark The film starts in a graveyard, an apposite image for the decaying society which is the theme of the film.
Translations of “apposite”
in Chinese (Traditional) 適當的, 恰當的, 貼切的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 适当的, 恰当的, 贴切的…
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