Translation of blatant in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈbleɪtnt/


  • 1.1 [prejudice/disrespect] descarado, ostensibleto be blatant about sth they're so blatant about it lo hacen ( or dicen etc) con tanto descaro or tanta desfachatez he was quite blatant about looking for another job no ocultaba el hecho de que buscaba otro trabajo
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    • One of the soldiers responsible for this act of blatant provocation explained the rationale.
    • He told a blatant lie to all students last time round.
    • To credit the newspaper, they did retract the quote once it was exposed as a blatant lie.
    1.2 (obvious) [injustice/lie] flagrante; [incompetence] patente
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    • What are hundreds of children going to ask or think when they see this blatant advertisement for sexual equipment?
    • Many lecturers will drop hints, ranging from subtle to blatant, as to what will be in the exam.
    • This is a good time to show off a bit of yourself - either as blatant or subtle as you wish.

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