evident

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From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin evidens (visible, apparent, clear, plain) (compare Late Latin evideri (to appear plainly)), from Latin e (out) + videre (see), present participle videns, deponent videri (to appear, seem).

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evident (comparative more evident, superlative most evident)

  1. Obviously true by simple observation.
    It was evident she was angry, after she slammed the door.
    • 1907, Harold Bindloss, chapter 26, The Dust of Conflict[1]:
      Maccario, it was evident, did not care to take the risk of blundering upon a picket, and a man led them by twisting paths until at last the hacienda rose blackly before them.

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evident m, f (masculine and feminine plural evidents)

  1. obvious; evident

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evident m (feminine singular evidente, masculine plural evidents, feminine plural evidentes)

  1. obvious; evident

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