apparent

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Positive
apparent

Comparative
more apparent

Superlative
most apparent

  1. If something is apparent, it is easy to see, realise or understand.
    When she was nine, for no apparent reason, she began to dislike the classes.
    They had found many useful ideas, some immediately apparent but others that took more time to think through.
  2. appearing or seeming to be a certain way.
    The difference was more apparent than real.
    The government's apparent lack of concern for the poor is very upsetting.

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