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ap·par·ent

(ă-pār'ent),
1. Manifest; obvious; evident (for example, a clinically apparent infection).
2. Frequently used (confusingly) to mean "seeming to be," ostensible, pseudo-.
[L. apparens, visible, fr. appareo, to come in sight]

apparent

(ă-par′ĕnt) [L. apparens, appearing]
1. Obvious and easily seen; not disguised or hidden.
2. Appearing at first to be true but, with greater knowledge or closer examination, may not be valid.

ap·par·ent

(ă-parĕnt)
1. Manifest; obvious; evident (e.g., a clinically apparent infection).
2. Frequently used (confusingly) to mean "seeming to be," ostensible, pseudo-.
[L. apparens, visible, fr. appareo, to come in sight]
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