1 / 5peItnt, also 5pAtnt; [email protected] 5pAtnt; `pAtnt/ adj ~ (to sb) obvious; clear; evident 显着的; 清楚的; 明显的: a patent lie 明显的谎言 * his patent dislike of the plan 他对该计画明显的不喜欢 * a patent disregard for the truth 公然无视事实 * It was patent to anyone that she disliked the idea. 谁都知道她不喜欢那个主意.
> patently adv unmistakably; obviously 明白无误地; 明显地: It was patently obvious that he was lying. 显然他在撒谎.