"a propósito" meaning in Spanish

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Adjective

IPA: /a pɾoˈposito/, [a pɾoˈpo.si.t̪o]
Head templates: {{es-adj|inv=1}} a propósito (invariable)
  1. apropos; suitable (typically followed by "de" or "para") Tags: invariable
    Sense id: en-a_propósito-es-adj-SaobXFXo

Adverb

IPA: /a pɾoˈposito/, [a pɾoˈpo.si.t̪o]
Head templates: {{head|es|adverb}} a propósito
  1. by the way, incidentally Synonyms: por cierto, de paso
    Sense id: en-a_propósito-es-adv-Lq4O-86A Categories (other): Spanish entries with incorrect language header Disambiguation of Spanish entries with incorrect language header: 27 54 19
  2. on purpose, purposely Synonyms: adrede, de propósito, intencionalmente, deliberadamente
    Sense id: en-a_propósito-es-adv--Fbg-jo0
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Derived forms: a propósito de (english: regarding, concerning, about, on the subject of, speaking of), ni hecho a propósito

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