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English definition of “visible”

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adjective uk   /ˈvɪz.ɪ.bl̩/ us  
B2 able to be seen: You should wear something light-coloured when you're cycling at night so that you're more visible. The writing on the tombstone was barely visible. There are few visible signs of the illness that kept her in hospital for so long. The comet should be visible to the naked eye. C1 able or likely to attract public attention and be noticed: In a very short period of time, she has become a highly visible national leader.
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