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"transparent" in British English

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transparentadjective

uk   /trænˈspær.ənt/  us   /trænˈsper.ənt/
  • transparent adjective (SEE THROUGH)

B2 If a ​substance or ​object is transparent, you can ​see through it very ​clearly: Grow the ​bulbs in a transparent ​plasticbox, so the ​children can ​see the ​rootsgrowing. Her ​blouse was ​practically transparent!

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  • transparent adjective (WITHOUT SECRETS)

open and ​honest, without ​secrets: We are ​committed to being ​totally transparent about ​ourcharges.
(Definition of transparent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"transparent" in American English

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transparentadjective

 us   /trænˈspær·ənt, -ˈspeər-/
(of a ​substance) ​allowinglight through so that ​objects can be ​clearlyseen through it: Those transparent ​plasticboxes are called ​jewelboxes.
Transparent also ​meansobvious: The ​realreason for her ​leaving was so transparent, no one ​believed it.
(Definition of transparent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"transparent" in Business English

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transparentadjective

uk   us   /trænˈspærənt/
transparent ​business and ​financialactivities are done in an ​open way without ​secrets, so that ​people can ​trust that they are ​fair and honest: The ​charteraims to make the ​nationalhealthservice a more transparent and ​openpubliccorporation.transparent about sth Companies need to be transparent about their ​goals and ​policies. Our ​aim is to ​create a transparent ​market that ​rewards genuine ​innovation and ​risk. a transparent ​system/​process/​environment An ​OFTseniorexecutive said he wanted the ​banks to make ​currentaccounts more transparent.open/efficient/fair and transparent Her ​appointment was ​based on an ​open and transparent ​selectionprocess.
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