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Meaning of “plain” - Learner’s Dictionary

plain

adjective     /pleɪn/
SIMPLE
B1 simple and not complicated: plain foodPlain and ordinaryTedious and uninspiring
NOT MIXED
B1 not mixed with other colours, substances, etc: a plain blue carpet plain yoghurtPlain and ordinaryTedious and uninspiring
PERSON
A plain person is not attractive to look at.Plain and ordinaryTedious and uninspiringNot attractive to look atSerious and unpleasant
OBVIOUS
obvious and clear: [+ (that)] It's quite plain that she doesn't want to talk to me about it. →  See also be plain sailing Apparent and obviousVisible
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