English - Vietnamese Dictionary
obvious /'ɔbviəs/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- rõ ràng, rành mạch, hiển nhiên
- an obvious style: lối văn rành mạch
- an obvious truth: sự thật hiển nhiên
'ɑbvɪəs /'ɒb-Thesaurus Dictionary
+easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind
Advanced English Dictionary
clear, plain, apparent, patent, perceptible, evident, self-evident, clear-cut, manifest, palpable, (much) in evidence, conspicuous, open, visible, overt, ostensible, pronounced, prominent, glaring, undeniable, unconcealed, unhidden, unsubtle, distinct, simple, bald, bald-faced, straightforward, direct, self-explanatory, indisputable, unmistakable or unmistakeable:
There are obvious flaws in the fabric. The reason you were refused seemed obvious to me.
+ adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
1 ~ (to sb) (that ...) easy to see or understand: It was obvious to everyone that the child had been badly treated. + It's obvious from what she said that something is wrong. + I know you don't like her but try not to make it so obvious. + with obvious annoyance / distress / pleasure + For obvious reasons, I'd prefer not to give my name. + The reasons for this decision were not immediately obvious.
2 that most people would think of or agree to: She was the obvious choice for the job. + There's no obvious solution to the problem. + This seemed the most obvious thing to do.
3 (disapproving) not interesting, new or imaginative; unnecessary because it is clear to everyone: an obvious comment / statement + The ending was pretty obvious. + I may be stating the obvious but without more money the project cannot survive.
obviousness noun [U]
appear, be, look, seem, sound | become
It soon became obvious that the machine did not work.
| make sth
His manner made it obvious he didn't like her.
blatantly, blindingly, extremely, glaringly, patently, transparently, very | completely, perfectly, quite
The answer is perfectly obvious!
| increasingly | by no means, far from, less than, not at all, not entirely
It was far from obvious how they were going to get off the island.
| a bit, fairly, pretty, rather
I'm not going to tell Jim about this, for fairly obvious reasons.
| apparently, seemingly | immediately
It was immediately obvious that the bag was too heavy.
Avoid making intuitively obvious but unfounded assertions.
| depressingly, distressingly, painfully
It was becoming painfully obvious that the two of them had nothing in common.
It is obvious to me that you're unhappy in your job.
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