Definition of apposite adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈæpəzɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæpəzɪt//
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apposite (to something) (formal) very appropriate for a particular situation or in relation to something Her remarks are extremely apposite to the present discussion. His conclusions remain apposite today. Word Originlate 16th cent.: from Latin appositus, past participle of apponere ‘apply’, from ad- ‘towards’ + ponere ‘put’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: apposite