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Pronunciation: / evidɑ̃s /

Translation of évidence in English:

nom féminin

also: en évidence locution

  • laisser/mettre quelque chose en évidence [littéral] (pour être vu)
    to leave/put something in an obvious ou a prominent place
    j'avais laissé le dossier en évidence (volontairement)
    I had left the file in a prominent place
    (par inadvertance)
    I had left the file lying around
    les clés sont en évidence sur le bureau
    the keys are right in the middle of the desk
    mettre en évidence [figuré]
    (importance, faiblesse, utilité)
    l'enquête a permis de mettre en évidence le lien entre
    the investigation highlighted the link between
    mets-toi (bien) en évidence près de l'entrée
    stand by the entrance where you can be seen easily

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