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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of apponere 'to put near', from ad- 'to' + ponere 'to put'

apposite

adjective
     
ap‧po‧site formal
suitable to what is happening or being discussed [= appropriate; ≠ inappropriate]
apposite to
His observations are, indeed, apposite to the present discussion.
appositely adverb
appositeness noun [uncountable]

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