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conspicuousadjective

uk   /kənˈspɪk.ju.əs/  us   /kənˈspɪk.ju.əs/
conspicuously
adverb uk   /kənˈspɪk.ju.əs.li/  us   /kənˈspɪk.ju.əs.li/
in a way that is conspicuous: The temple's ​grandwhitearchesrose conspicuously over the ​dirtydecayingcity.
conspicuousness
noun [U] uk   /kənˈspɪk.ju.əs.nəs/  us   /kənˈspɪk.ju.əs.nəs/
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"conspicuous" in American English

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conspicuousadjective

 us   /kənˈspɪk·ju·əs/
easilynoticed; ​obvious: He was conspicuous as ​usual with a ​bigyellowbowtie.
(Definition of conspicuous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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