Translation: from spanish

to be (patently) obvious

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  • patently — pat|ent|ly [ peıtntli ] adverb in a way that is so obvious that no one could disagree: a patently unfair law patently clear/false/obvious/wrong: It was patently obvious that she was lying …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • patently — UK [ˈpeɪt(ə)ntlɪ] / US adverb in a way that is so obvious that no one could disagree a patently unfair law patently clear/false/obvious/wrong: It was patently obvious that she was lying …   English dictionary

  • patently — pa|tent|ly [ˈpeıtntli US ˈpæ ] adv formal very clearly ▪ The treatment is patently not working. patently false/untrue ▪ To say that the proposal has no disadvantages at all is patently untrue. ▪ It s patently obvious that you re in love with her …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • patently — pat•ent•ly [[t]ˈpeɪt nt li[/t]] adv. cvb clearly; plainly; evidently: It s patently obvious[/ex] • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • obvious */*/*/ — UK [ˈɒbvɪəs] / US [ˈɑbvɪəs] adjective 1) clear to almost anyone The most obvious explanation is not always the correct one. I d have thought that was fairly obvious, James retorted. a glaringly obvious mistake for obvious reasons: For obvious… …   English dictionary

  • obvious — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, look, seem, sound ▪ become ▪ It soon became obvious that the machine did not work. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • patently — adverb formal a word meaning clearly, used about something that is so clearly bad that no reasonable person could disagree with that fact: The treatment is patently not working. | patently false/impossible/absurd/obvious etc: Her denial was swift …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • patently — adv. Patently is used with these adjectives: ↑absurd, ↑false, ↑incorrect, ↑obvious, ↑offensive, ↑ridiculous, ↑unfair …   Collocations dictionary

  • patently — patent ► NOUN ▪ a government licence giving an individual or body the sole right to make, use, or sell an invention for a set period. ► ADJECTIVE 1) easily recognizable; obvious. 2) made and marketed under a patent. ► VERB ▪ obtain a patent for.… …   English terms dictionary

  • patently — adverb unmistakably ( plain is often used informally for plainly ) the answer is obviously wrong she was in bed and evidently in great pain he was manifestly too important to leave off the guest list it is all patently nonsense she has apparently …   Useful english dictionary

  • Peer to patent — The Peer to Patent project (also known as the Community PatentReview project) is an initiative that seeks reform of the patentsystem by gathering public input in a structured, productive manner. Apilot project in collaboration with the United… …   Wikipedia


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