apparent
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apparent(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (seeming)
a. aparente
Despite her apparent interest in the topic, she really couldn't have been more bored.A pesar de su aparente interés por el tema, se aburrió muchísimo en realidad.
2. (clear)
a. claro
His good grades make it apparent that he is very studious.Sus buenas calificaciones dejan claro que es muy estudioso.
b. evidente
When the soldiers came to her house with a flag, it was apparent that her husband had died.Cuando los soldados fueron a su casa con una bandera, se hizo evidente que su marido había muerto.
c. obvio
When it was apparent that the surgeon had no idea of what he was doing, he was fired.Cuando fue obvio que el cirujano no tenía ni idea de lo que estaba haciendo, fue despedido.
d. patente
After his treason became apparent, he was executed.Después de que su traición se hiciera patente, fue ejecutado.
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apparent
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (obvious)
a. evidente
to become apparenthacerse patente or evidente
2. (seeming)
a. aparente
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apparent [əˈpærənt]
adjective
1 (clear) claro
to be apparent that estar claro que; it was apparent that there were problems estaba claro que había problemas; it was immediately apparent that he was lying enseguida se vio claramente que mentía
it was apparent to me that we would have to do something
to become apparent hacerse patente
it became apparent that he was not coming se hizo patente que no venía; it is becoming apparent that we will have to find larger premises ya se está viendo que vamos a tener que encontrar un local más grande
this attitude is apparent in some of the things they say esta actitud queda patente or se ve claramente en algunas de las cosas que dicen
for no apparent reason sin motivo aparente
he suddenly got better for no apparent reason the lights all came on for no apparent reason he sacked her for no apparent reason
it was apparent to me that there were problems veía claro or me resultaba obvio que había problemas
it is apparent [to] me that ... it was apparent to me that we would have to do something for reasons that will become apparent I'd prefer that he remain forgotten... It was becoming increasingly apparent to him that this had been planned weeks in advance their weakness became apparent it was immediately apparent that he did not have long to live it was immediately apparent that she had chicken pox
2 (seeming) [+success, contradiction, interest] aparente
more apparent than real más aparente que real
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become apparent
hacerse patente
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