evident

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English [Term?], from Old French [Term?], from Latin ēvidēns (visible, apparent, clear, plain) (compare Late Latin ēvideor (to appear plainly)), from ē (out) + videō (see), present participle vidēns, deponent videor (to appear, seem).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɛ.vɪ.dənt/
  • (file)

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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, in 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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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ēvidēns.

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evident (masculine and feminine plural evidents)

  1. obvious; evident

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ēvidēns.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [eviˈdɛnt]
  • Hyphenation: evi‧dent
  • (file)

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evident (comparative evidenter, superlative am evidentesten)

  1. evident

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

  1. obvious; evident

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