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apparent

adjective
 
 
/əˈpærənt/
CLEAR B2 obvious or easy to notice: [+ that] It soon became apparent that she had lost interest in the project. Suddenly, for no apparent reason (= without a reason) he started screaming and shouting.VisibleApparent and obviousApparent and obviousVisible
SEEMS TRUE [always before noun] seeming to exist or be true: I was a little surprised by her apparent lack of interest.Apparent and obviousVisibleSeeming and purporting to beFaking and pretending
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