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apparent

Pronunciation: /əˈpærənt/

Translation of apparent in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (evident) there's no apparent difference no se advierte or nota ninguna diferencia for no apparent reason sin motivo aparente 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) [interest/concern] aparente 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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