Meaning of “evidently” in the English Dictionary

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"evidently" in British English

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uk /ˈev.ɪ.də us /ˈev.ə.də

B2 in a way that is easy to see:

He was evidently upset by the news of the accident.
a thin although evidently pregnant woman

used to say what people believe is true:

He had an accident, evidently because he was driving at excessive speed.

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(Definition of “evidently” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)