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context sensitive?


'provide a set of solutions through _ mediums'

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Relevant, hah? Or corresponding might work? – Noldorin Jan 25 '11 at 17:54
May you write the question? As it is, it's not clear enough to get the correct answer. – kiamlaluno Jan 26 '11 at 8:01
up vote 1 down vote accepted

The way I understand the question, I would go with appropriate, suitable or adequate.

Update: we have settled on apropos. Other words we have discussed include relevant and opportune. See the comments.

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Those 3 options would still require a qualifier. Here is another example: 'the information provided by the spy was _' thanks – platframe Jan 25 '11 at 18:00
Relevant, pertinent, specific, to the point, exact, spot on? These wouldn't work in your first example, but context sensitive wouldn't work in either. Adequate would, and I'm not sure what qualifier you think it would require. – RegDwigнt Jan 25 '11 at 18:10
my thinking is that 'relevant' can be used. But relevant is qualified through the context of the conversation in which it is used or is taking place at the time. What if i am trying to say that the information was relevant AND timely. – platframe Jan 25 '11 at 18:21
Umm, how about opportune? – RegDwigнt Jan 25 '11 at 18:25
it could be i am misunderstanding the word relevant but if I make a sentence like: 'we aim to help you by providing solutions through relevant? context sensitive? mediums'. It seems not right. Maybe appropriate is correct in this application but it also seems to say there is a right (appropriate) and wrong (inappropriate) way of doing it. – platframe Jan 25 '11 at 18:40

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