the property of being easy to see and understand
Derivationally related forms: ↑patent (for: ↑patency), ↑noticeable (for: ↑noticeableness), ↑noticeable (for: ↑noticeability), ↑obvious
Hypernyms: ↑conspicuousness
Hyponyms: ↑apparentness, ↑apparency, ↑blatancy, ↑predomination, ↑predominance
Attrubites: ↑noticeable, ↑unnoticeable, ↑obvious, ↑unobvious

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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