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tangible

adjective
 
 
/ˈtændʒəbl/
Something that is tangible is real and can be seen, touched, or measured: tangible benefits/evidence →  Opposite intangible Reality and truth
Translations of “tangible”
in Korean 명백한, 눈에 보이는…
in Arabic مَلموس…
in French tangible…
in Turkish somut, elle tutulur, açık…
in Italian tangibile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 真實的, 非想像的, 可觸摸的…
in Russian реальный, ощутимый…
in Polish namacalny…
in Spanish tangible…
in Portuguese tangível…
in German greifbar…
in Catalan tangible, palpable…
in Japanese 実際の, 現実の, 具体的な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 真实的, 非想象的, 可触摸的…
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