With reference to; concerning
- she remarked apropos of the initiative, “It's not going to stop the abuse.”
Used to state a speaker's belief that someone's comments or acts are unrelated to any previous discussion or situation
- Isabel kept smiling apropos of nothing
Very appropriate to a particular situation
- the composer's reference to child's play is apropos
of an appropriate or pertinent nature
seasonably: at an opportune time; "your letter arrived apropos"
by the way: introducing a different topic; in point of fact; "incidentally, I won't go to the party"
In computing, apropos is a command to search the manual pages files in Unix and Unix-like operating systems.
(apropo) Common misspelling of apropos
Show all commands with the keyword in their description. The same as the "man -k" command.
means ‘with reference to’, not ‘appropriate’
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appropriate to the situation
With regard to; concerning