in point

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Calque of French à propos, c. 1658.[1]

Adjective[edit]

in point (not comparable)

  1. Appropriate, relevant, pertinent.

Usage notes[edit]

Usage is limited to the fossil phrases case in point and in point of fact, outside of British legal usage.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Case In Point, World Wide Words