self-evident Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “self-evident” in the English Dictionary

"self-evident" in British English

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uk   us   /ˌselfˈev.ɪ.dənt/
clear or ​obvious without ​needing any ​proof or ​explanation: Solutions which ​seem self-evident tohumans are often beyond the ​grasp of ​computers.
adverb uk   us   /ˌselfˈev.ɪ.də
Any ​growth in ​unemployment is self-evidently a ​matter of ​extremeseriousness.
(Definition of self-evident from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"self-evident" in American English

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self-evidentadjective [not gradable]

 us   /selˈfev·ə·dənt/
so ​clear or ​obvious that no ​proof or ​explanation is ​needed: self-evident ​facts
(Definition of self-evident from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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