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apropos

adverb, preposition uk   /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.

apropos

adjective [after verb] uk   /ˌæp.rəˈpəʊ/ us    /-ˈpoʊ/ formal
suitable in a particular situation or at a particular time: clothes that are apropos to the occasion
(Definition of apropos from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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