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It is an apt choice for the company. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That may be an apt description for ministry aimed at young people. Christianity Today (2000)It was an apt turn of phrase. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Which is a pretty apt description. IN FORKBEARD'S WAKE: Coasting Round Scandinavia (2003)The description is an apt one. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It seems an oddly apt choice of artwork for the world's biggest software company. Times, Sunday Times (2008)An apt choice, she needs help. The Sun (2010)This couldn't be more apt today. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The image is especially apt for Cooper. Tommy Cooper: Always Leave Them Laughing (2006)It was an apt choice. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Yet the description seems apt. Times, Sunday Times (2011)My father's description is apt. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The last of these seems especially apt for a book which concerns itself with the unity of the library and the diversity of its composite parts. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)Yet the urge to compose verse and then to publish it had long gripped apt pupils in the schools and university of Ireland. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)In fact, it's an apt description of his own home. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The car's name is as apt today as it was more than 30 years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The phrase was apt because it captured the twin aspects of the Swiss, the aesthetic and the forensic. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I thought this stanza was particularly apt for last week's budget as we all wonder where exactly we are going to feel the pinch. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The most apt description of it I've heard. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Which is ironic given the opposite - significant and rapid - is an apt description of the decline in the credibility of his policy of forward guidance. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: apt ADJECTIVE
An apt remark, description, or choice is especially suitable.
The words of this report are as apt today as when they were written.
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