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English definition of “apposite”

apposite

adjective uk   /ˈæp.ə.zɪt/ /-zaɪt/ formal us  
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.
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