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evident

adjective uk   /ˈev.ɪ.dənt/ us  
B2 easily seen or understood: The full extent of the damage only became evident the following morning. From the smell it was evident that the drains had been blocked for several days. Harry's courage during his illness was evident to everyone. Her love for him was evident in all that she did.
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in Korean 명백한…
in Arabic واضِح, جَلي…
in French évident…
in Turkish açık, aşikâr, belli…
in Italian evidente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 顯然易見的, 明白的,明顯的…
in Russian очевидный, явный…
in Polish oczywisty…
in Spanish evidente…
in Portuguese evidente…
in German augenscheinlich…
in Catalan evident…
in Japanese 明らかな…
in Chinese (Simplified) 显而易见的, 明白的,明显的…
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