Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “manifestly”

manifestly

adverb uk   /ˈmæn.ɪ.fest.li/ formal us  
very obviously: He claims that he is completely committed to the project and yet this is manifestly untrue. The government has manifestly failed to raise educational standards, despite its commitment to do so.Apparent and obviousVisible
(Definition of manifestly from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of manifestly?
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Apparent and obvious, but you might be interested in these topics from the Being and existing topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Translations of “manifestly”

Word of the Day

microbrewery

a small company that makes beer, usually using traditional methods, and often has a restaurant where its beer is served

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More