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transparent

adjective
 
 
/trænˈspærənt/
transparent business and financial activities are done in an open way without secrets, so that people can trust that they are fair and honest: The charter aims to make the national health service a more transparent and open public corporation.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 OFT senior executive said he wanted the banks to make current accounts more transparent.open/efficient/fair and transparent Her appointment was based on an open and transparent selection process. →  Compare opaque
Translations of “transparent”
in Korean 투명한…
in Arabic شَفّاف…
in French transparent…
in Turkish saydam, şeffaf, geçirgen…
in Italian trasparente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 透明的, 清楚易懂的, 顯而易見的…
in Russian прозрачный…
in Polish przezroczysty…
in Spanish transparente…
in Portuguese transparente…
in German durchsichtig…
in Catalan transparent…
in Japanese 透明な, 透き通った…
in Chinese (Simplified) 透明的, 清楚易懂的, 显而易见的…
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