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obviousadjective

uk   /ˈɒb.vi.əs/  us   /ˈɑːb-/
B1 easy to see, recognize, or understand: [+ (that)] It's obvious (that) she doesn't like him. They have a small child so for obvious reasons they need money. I know you don't like her, but do you have to make it so obvious? Am I stating the obvious (= saying what everyone already knows)? There is no obvious solution.
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in Arabic واضِح…
in Korean 분명한…
in Malaysian jelas…
in French évident…
in Turkish açık, aşikâr, belli…
in Italian ovvio, evidente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 清楚的, 顯然的,明顯的, 明白的…
in Russian очевидный…
in Polish oczywisty…
in Vietnamese rõ ràng…
in Spanish evidente, obvio…
in Portuguese óbvio…
in Thai ชัดเจน…
in German offensichtlich…
in Catalan obvi…
in Japanese 明らかな…
in Indonesian jelas…
in Chinese (Simplified) 清楚的, 显然的,明显的, 明白的…
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