Definition of non-transparent in English:


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1Not able to be seen through; opaque: a work rendered in non-transparent acrylic
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  • I wrote over 300 of these questions down on individual 3 x 5 cards, which were then sealed in nontransparent envelopes and placed in a large dark-green bag.
  • If you are quite concerned with privacy, buy a roomy, non-transparent poncho.
  • Try to wear loose-fitting, non-transparent clothing when in public.
2(Of an organization or its activities) not open to public scrutiny: the grant allocation process remains non-transparent and unclear
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  • First, the overall mode of state functioning, policymaking, and governance is top-down, nontransparent, and rigidly hierarchical.
  • These restrictions are manifested primarily in a registration process that is selective, slow, and nontransparent.
  • Organised crime controls a considerable part of the economy, and public property is transferred in a non-transparent manner to dubious commercial companies.



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  • Nontransparency in government programs is always associated with corruption in other countries, so I don't see why it wouldn't be here.
  • It became clear that despite the accusations of non-transparency and lobbyism, the current rulers can defend the interests of the taxpayer in the privatisation.
  • The banks have engaged in such non-transparency that not even they really know the shape they are in.

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