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English definition of “conspicuous”

conspicuous

adjective     /kənˈspɪk.ju.əs/
very noticeable or attracting attention, often in a way that is not wanted: In China, her blonde hair was conspicuous. He tried not to look conspicuous and moved slowly along the back of the room. → Opposite inconspicuousApparent and obviousVisible conspicuously     /-li/ adverb in a way that is conspicuous: The temple's grand white arches rose conspicuously over the dirty decaying city.Apparent and obviousVisible conspicuousness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Apparent and obviousVisible
(Definition of conspicuous adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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