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 (trăns-pâr′ənt, -păr′-)
1. Capable of transmitting light so that objects or images can be seen as if there were no intervening material. See Synonyms at clear.
2. Permeable to electromagnetic radiation of specified frequencies, as to visible light or radio waves.
3. So fine in texture that it can be seen through; sheer.
a. Easily seen through or detected; obvious: transparent lies.
b. Free from guile; candid or open: transparent sincerity.
c. Open to public scrutiny; not hidden or proprietary: transparent financial records.
5. Obsolete Shining through; luminous.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Medieval Latin trānspārēns, trānspārent-, present participle of trānspārēre, to show through : Latin trāns-, trans- + Latin pārēre, to show.]

trans·par′ent·ly adv.
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Adv.1.transparently - so as to be easily understood or seen throughtransparently - so as to be easily understood or seen through; "his transparently lucid prose"; "his transparently deceitful behavior"
2.transparently - so as to allow the passage of lighttransparently - so as to allow the passage of light; "the red brilliance of the claret shines transparently in our glasses"
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[trænsˈpærəntlɪ] ADVclaramente
a transparently one-sided examination of the pros and cons of nuclear powerun examen claramente sesgado de los pros y los contras de la energía nuclear
it is transparently clear or obvious thatestá meridianamente claro que ...
the reason is transparently obviousla razón está clarísima, la razón está más clara que el agua
he had been transparently honest with herhabía sido claro y sincero con ella
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[trænsˈpærəntli] adv
(= clearly, openly) [function, operate] → de manière transparente
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(= blatantly) liedurchschaubar, offensichtlich, offenkundig; it was transparently obvious that …es war ganz offensichtlich or ganz klar zu erkennen, dass …; it had been organized, pretty transparently, as a public relations exercisees war ganz unverhohlen zu Werbezwecken veranstaltet worden
(= unambiguously)offensichtlich, offenkundig; he had been transparently honest with her about his intentionser hatte ihr seine Absichten ganz offen dargelegt
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(trӕnsˈpӕrənt) , (-ˈpeə-) adjective
able to be seen through. The box has a transparent lid.
transˈparently adverb
transˈparency (-ˈpӕ-) plural transˈparencies noun
1. the state of being transparent. the transparency of the water.
2. a photograph printed on transparent material, a slide. I took some transparencies of the cathedral.
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That evening, proud of Dolokhov's proposal, her refusal, and her explanation with Nicholas, Sonya twirled about before she left home so that the maid could hardly get her hair plaited, and she was transparently radiant with impulsive joy.
They lied transparently, but persistently, and when caught in one lie explained it away with half a dozen others.
The firmaments of air and sea were hardly separable in that all-pervading azure; only, the pensive air was transparently pure and soft, with a woman's look, and the robust and man-like sea heaved with long, strong, lingering swells, as Samson's chest in his sleep.
His beardless face was thin, worn, and transparently pale, but not wrinkled; his nose was high and hooked; his eyes were of a dim greyish blue, large, prominent, and rather red round the rims of the eyelids; his hair was scanty, soft to look at, and of that light sandy colour which is the last to disclose its own changes towards grey.
Jurgis was so transparently what he pretended to be that his cell mate was as open with him as a child; it was pleasant to tell him adventures, he was so full of wonder and admiration, he was so new to the ways of the country.
"Say," he began, with transparently feigned seriousness.
The windows, from the floor to the ceiling of each stately apartment, were composed, respectively' of but one enormous pane of glass, so transparently pure that it was said to be a finer medium than even the vacant atmosphere.
They were still looming at opposite ends of the perspective, each with an absurd pretence of not having the other on his mind, which could not have been more transparently ridiculous though his real mind had been chalked on his back.
The incident must be quickly and transparently investigated, those responsible held to account, and Prof Bhatti returned safely to his family.
ISLAMABAD -- The United Kingdom has said that any allegations of human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir since India revoked the special status of the territory must be thoroughly, promptly and transparently investigated.
The United Kingdom has said any allegations of human rights violations in occupied Kashmir since India revoked the special status of the territory must be thoroughly, promptly and transparently investigated.
Summary: New Delhi[India], Aug 10 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that reports were coming of violence and people dying in Jammu and Kashmir and called upon Prime Minister Narendra Modi to transparently tell the country about the situation and assuage people.

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