• General legal English

Definitions of apposite

  • suitable in the circumstances or in relation to something

    The report makes the apposite point that Indonesia will remain of enduring strategic significance to Australia.

Phrase Bank for apposite

  • ‘Life or liberty’ might have been a more apposite formulation for the double jeopardy clause, even in 1789.

  • Parallels with the challenges faced by the US and Russian armies in Somalia, Vietnam, or Chechnya appear rather more apposite.

Additional Notes for apposite

  • apposite is the opposite of inapposite.

Common Mistakes for apposite

  • Do not confuse with opposite.