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conspicuous
British English: /kənˈspɪkjʊəs/
American English: /kənˈspɪkjuəs/

Translation of conspicuous in German:

adjective

  • 1
    (clearly visible)
    make oneself conspicuous
    dafür sorgen, dass man deutlich sichtbar ist
    leave something in a conspicuous position
    etwas sichtbar liegen lassen
  • 2
    (noticeable)
    be conspicuous
    sehr auffallen
    make oneself conspicuous by one's absence
    durch Abwesenheit auffallen od. [ironic] glänzen
    conspicuous expenditure/consumption
    Prestigeausgaben/demonstrativer Konsum
  • 3 (obvious, noteworthy)
    (Schönheit)
    herausragend
    (Tapferkeit)
    conspicuous for their loyalty
    bekannt für ihre Loyalität
    the most conspicuous example
    das augenfälligste Beispiel
    das Paradebeispiel

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