In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(que parece real)(timidez/interés) (before noun) apparentsu amabilidad era solo aparente — his kindness was all show
- la aparente victoria se tornó en derrota — what had seemed like victory turned into defeat
- el motivo aparente del crimen — the apparent motive for the crime
2(obvio, palpable)apparentobvioussin motivo aparente — for no apparent / obvious reason
3(vistoso, elegante)el vestido es muy barato pero es muy aparente — the dress is very cheap but it looks really good
- un restaurante aparente — a smart restaurant
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