Definition of in plain viewchiefly US
- He carried his gun in plain view.
: an extensive area of level or rolling treeless country
: a broad unbroken expanse
: something free from artifice, ornament, or extraneous matter
: even, level
: lacking ornament : undecorated
: free of extraneous matter : pure
: in a plain manner : without obscurity or ambiguity
: extent or range of vision : sight
: the act of seeing or examining : inspection
: a mode or manner of looking at or regarding something
: to look at attentively : scrutinize, observe
: see, watch
: to look on in a particular light : regard
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