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obvious: Meaning and Definition of

ob•vi•ous

Pronunciation: (ob'v?-us), [key]
? adj.
  1. easily seen, recognized, or understood; open to view or knowledge; evident: an obvious advantage.
  2. lacking in subtlety.
  3. being or standing in the way.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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