Meaning of APPARENT in English

APPARENT

transcription, транскрипция: [ əpærənt ]

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

An apparent situation, quality, or feeling seems to exist, although you cannot be certain that it does exist.

I was a bit depressed by our apparent lack of progress...

ADJ : ADJ n

2.

If something is apparent to you, it is clear and obvious to you.

It has been apparent that in other areas standards have held up well...

= clear

ADJ : v-link ADJ , oft it v-link ADJ that

3.

If you say that something happens for no apparent reason , you cannot understand why it happens.

The person may become dizzy for no apparent reason.

PHRASE

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