adj \ə-ˈpar-ənt, -ˈper-\

Definition of APPARENT

: clear or manifest to the senses <no apparent cause for the condition>
: manifest to the senses or mind as real or true on the basis of evidence that may or may not be valid upon deeper investigation <the apparent stimulating action of a sedative drug may actually result from its depressant effect—D. W. Maurer & V. H. Vogel>

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