[adjective] - able to be seen or understoodHer unhappiness was apparent to everyone.It was becoming increasingly apparent that he could no longer look after himself.I was on the metro this morning when for no apparent reason the man opposite suddenly screamed.Apparent also means appearing or being understood in one way when the real situation is different.There are one or two apparent discrepancies between the two reports.She has this apparent innocence which, I suspect, she uses to her advantage.They claimed the apparent deterioration in the economy was just a temporary change.
Meaning of APPARENT in English
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012