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English definition of “apropos”

apropos

adverb, preposition     /ˌæp.rəˈpəʊ/ US  /-ˈpoʊ/ formal
used to introduce something that is related to or connected with something that has just been said: I had an email from Sally yesterday - apropos (of) which, did you send her that article? Apropos what you said yesterday, I think you made the right decision.Regarding and concerningLinking and relating
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