evidently

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English evidently, evydently; equivalent to evident +‎ -ly.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɛvɪdəntli/
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evidently (comparative more evidently, superlative most evidently)

  1. In a manner which makes the fact or conclusion evident; obviously; as may be clearly inferred. [from 17th c.]
  2. (obsolete) In such a way as to be clearly visible or manifest; distinctly, clearly. [14th–19th c.]
  3. (proscribed) apparently

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