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patent

adjective  us   /ˈpæt·ənt, ˈpeɪ·tə/

patent adjective (OBVIOUS)

(of ideas or characteristics) obvious: He felt the notion of beginner's luck was patent nonsense.
patently
adverb  us   /ˈpæt·ənt·li, ˈpeɪt-/
Your entire argument is patently ridiculous.
Translations of “patent”
in Vietnamese bằng sáng chế…
in Spanish patente…
in Thai สิทธิบัตร…
in Malaysian paten…
in French brevet (d’invention), breveté…
in German das Patent, Patent-……
in Chinese (Traditional) 專利權…
in Indonesian paten…
in Russian патент…
in Turkish patent, buluş tescil belgesi, imtiyaz/hak sahibi beratı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 专利权…
in Polish patent…
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