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transparent

Pronunciation: /trænsˈpærənt; trænsˈpærənt; trɑːn-/

Translation of transparent in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [material/glass/paper] transparente
    Example sentences
    • Specific wavelengths are absorbed as light passes through a transparent gem or is reflected from the surface of an opaque gem.
    • She whipped about, sending black curls dancing, and plastered her body to the thick layer of transparent material behind her.
    • They were made of a transparent material that allowed the warriors to see inside.
    1.2 (obvious) [meaning] claro, transparente it was a transparent lie/excuse era obvio or estaba claro que mentía/que se trataba de una excusa it was a transparent attempt to bribe her fue un claro intento de soborno
    Example sentences
    • Despite his transparent attempt to slip this out unnoticed, he has to explain why he apparently broke the law.
    • The entire ad is built around an entirely intentional and fairly transparent attempt to deceive viewers.
    • His frantic attempts, transparent and pathetic, to remould himself into something he is not compromised his dignity.

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