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American English: /əˈpɛrənt/
British English: /əˈpar(ə)nt/

Translation of apparent in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (evident) See examples: there's no apparent difference
    no se advierte or nota ninguna diferencia
    for no apparent reason it was apparent that …
    estaba claro que …
    era evidente or obvio que …
    it was apparent to me/us that …
    me/nos resultaba evidente or obvio que …
    to become apparent
    hacerse patente
    empezar a verse
    Example sentences
    • The dangers were most conspicuously apparent in the vast sums being made from India.
    • Similar interest in evidence based public policy is apparent in other countries.
    • This reassurance gap is a national phenomenon, which is very much apparent in Cumbria.
    1.2 (seeming)
    the damage was more apparent than real
    el daño era más aparente que real
    Example sentences
    • Nationally there is also growing concern at the apparent ease with which real guns can be bought.
    • We all end up paying more to avoid a problem which is normally more apparent than real.
    • In each case our being embodied explains the confusion of apparent with real properties.

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