Meaning of “manifest” in the English Dictionary

"manifest" in English

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manifestverb [ T ]

uk /ˈmæn.ɪ.fest/ us /ˈmæn.ə.fest/ formal

manifestadjective

uk /ˈmæn.ɪ.fest/ us /ˈmæn.ə.fest/ formal

manifestnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmæn.ɪ.fest/ us /ˈmæn.ə.fest/ formal

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

"manifest" in American English

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manifestverb [ T ]

us /ˈmæn·əˌfest/

to show something clearly, through signs or actions:

Kipper manifested no joy or disappointment, but remained in his chair, calm and unconcerned.
manifestly
adverb us /ˈmæn·əˌfest·li/

Her attorneys claimed the ruling was manifestly unfair.

manifestadjective

us /ˈmæn·əˌfest/

easily noticed or obvious:

His manifest joy in music is evident as soon as he starts to speak.

(Definition of “manifest” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"manifest" in Business English

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manifestnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmænɪfest/ us

TRANSPORT a list of the people and goods carried on a ship or plane:

He had been listed on the manifest for the flight but it could not be confirmed if he had boarded.
a cargo manifest

(Definition of “manifest” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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manifest

If a genetically modified construction, or the act of obtaining it, presents a risk, that risk can manifest itself in different ways depending on the characteristics of the operation.
There must be more investment in clean sources of energy and energy saving and that must also manifest itself in the budget.
We manifest a will to become the most competitive economy in the world, but real policy gets lost in parochial considerations.
I take there to be a common conclusion, however, which is that globalisation is here to stay and to develop and to manifest itself in new ways.
Even where that candidate does have a true majority, doubts remain about the size of that majority, certainly where manifest attempts have been made to inflate it artificially.
There is a manifest need in fisheries management to take account of the local eco-system and the regional differentials which exist.
The gagging of the media and the defamation of the peaceful demonstrators are further, manifest evidence of the communist despotism of this government.
Deciding to immediately immobilise a road vehicle when an unannounced check has revealed a manifest defect is a necessary step in protecting users' safety.