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evidentadjective

uk   /ˈev.ɪ.dənt/ us   /ˈev.ə.dənt/
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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(Definition of evident from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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evidentadjective

us   /ˈev·ɪ·dənt/
easily seen or understood; obvious: It quickly became evident that someone had broken in. Twain’s interest in Adam is evident in all his work.
evidently
adverb us   /ˈev·ɪ·dənt·li/
I thought she’d want to see me. Evidently, she doesn’t.
(Definition of evident from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “evident”
in Korean 명백한…
in Arabic واضِح, جَلي…
in Malaysian tampak jelas…
in French évident…
in Russian очевидный, явный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 顯然易見的, 明白的,明顯的…
in Italian evidente…
in Turkish açık, aşikâr, belli…
in Polish oczywisty…
in Spanish evidente…
in Vietnamese rõ ràng…
in Portuguese evidente…
in Thai ชัดแจ้ง…
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…
in Indonesian tampak jelas…
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