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evident Line breaks: evi|dent
Pronunciation: /ˈɛvɪd(ə)nt/

Definition of evident in English:


Clearly seen or understood; obvious: she ate the biscuits with evident enjoyment
More example sentences
  • Planning law is not easy for laymen to understand, which is evident from your editorial.
  • His importance to the team was clearly evident when he was ruled out for the final months of the season.
  • If there is none, this will be clearly evident to all who live in the tradition, and to those beyond.


Late Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin evidens, evident- 'obvious to the eye or mind', from e- (variant of ex-) 'out' + videre 'to see'.

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