Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) If something is apparent, it is easy to see, realise or understand.

Examples: (adjective) The government’s apparent lack of concern for the poor is very upsetting. (adjective) They had found many useful ideas, some immediately apparent but others that took more time to think through. (adjective) When she was nine, for no apparent reason, she began to dislike the classes.

Synonyms: adjectives: clear, obvious.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 4 D