apropos

[ap-ruh-poh]
adverb
1.
fitting; at the right time; to the purpose; opportunely.
2.
Obsolete. by the way.
adjective
3.
opportune; pertinent: apropos remarks.
Idioms
4.
apropos of, with reference to; in respect or regard to: apropos of the preceding statement.

Origin:
1660–70; < French à propos literally, to purpose < Latin ad prōpositum. See ad-, proposition

appropriate, apropos, expropriate.
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apropos (ˌæprəˈpəʊ)
 
adj
1.  appropriate; pertinent
 
adv
2.  appropriately or pertinently
3.  by the way; incidentally
4.  (preposition) apropos of with regard to; in respect of
 
[C17: from French à propos to the purpose]

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apropos
"opportunely," 1660s, from Fr. à propos "to the purpose," from propos "purpose, plan," from L. propositium "purpose," pp. of proponere "to set forth, propose" (see propound).
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Example sentences
For alphabetical and even musical clichés it's apropos.
The final note in the article about the need for insulation is apropos.
That's so cute and very apropos.
Any hearings now likely would be political, full of grandstanding, and apropos
  of little related to the actual events.
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