Definition of 'obvious'
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The benefits of a big brain may seem obvious to us. Smithsonian Mag (2017)There are two obvious explanations for champions when they are torn apart. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The obvious reason we feel put upon is the information age. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The obvious answer is that they are cheap to produce and pull in the ratings. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Insurance companies that sold the annuities are seen as the obvious contenders to buy them back. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is obvious this place is bottom of the pile. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is not one easy and obvious way forward. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The reason we say it's obvious is you need to have certainty of delivery. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That is quite obvious,' he said. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is the obvious choice and I don't hear anyone screaming that he should not get the job. The Sun (2016)She has had to do this for no obvious good reason. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The location agreement lacked the most obvious badge of an agreement for hire. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yet we may have come to the limit of the obvious solutions. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The obvious choice was to go into the media. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The obvious answer would seem to be yes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We are using a fictional situation but the people will see the obvious connection. The Sun (2007)The result has been to leave the place without any obvious rationale. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The solution is both easy and obvious. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This one is obvious but definitely needs to be included. The Sun (2014)The answers may not be quite as obvious as they seem. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The most obvious example of such an indirect route is behaviour. PLACEBO: The Belief Effect (2003)But there are obvious reasons that doubles has struggled in recent years. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This may seem obvious to anyone not actually a socialist. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is an obvious explanation of this apparent paradox. The Bullet Catchers (1989)The lack of obvious leadership was felt generally throughout the prison service. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)The obvious solution to the problem is to charge a fee. Times, Sunday Times (2010)So it seemed to my parents to be the obvious choice for their eldest son. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The obvious answer is for football to police itself. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'obvious'
British English: obvious /ˈɒbvɪəs/ ADJECTIVE
If something is obvious, it is easy to see or understand.
It's obvious he's worried about us.
- American English: obvious
- Arabic: جَلِيٌّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: óbvio
- Chinese: 明显的
- Croatian: očit
- Czech: zřejmý
- Danish: åbenlys
- Dutch: duidelijk
- European Spanish: obvio
- Finnish: ilmeinen
- French: évident
- German: offensichtlich
- Greek: προφανής
- Italian: evidente
- Japanese: 明らかな
- Korean: 분명한
- Norwegian: åpenbar
- Polish: oczywisty
- European Portuguese: óbvio
- Romanian: evident
- Russian: очевидный
- Spanish: obvio
- Swedish: uppenbar
- Thai: เห็นได้ชัด
- Turkish: açık kavram
- Ukrainian: очевидний
- Vietnamese: rõ ràng
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