Meaning of APPARENT in English

APPARENT

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

1.

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

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

ADJ: ADJ n

2.

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

It has been ~ 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 ~ reason, you cannot understand why it happens.

The person may become dizzy for no ~ reason.

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