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adjective     invisible pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    something that is invisible cannot be seen

    She had a magic cloak that made her invisible.

    invisible to:

    The spotted skin of the frog renders it almost invisible to its enemies.

  2. 2
    [only before noun] economics a country’s invisible income is money that it earns from services rather than from selling goods

    invisible earnings from currency trading

  3. 3
    not officially recognized or fairly represented

    Many minority groups are invisible on the major American television networks.

  4. 4
    not physically existing but having a noticeable effect

    the invisible barrier between the affluent suburbs and the shantytown beyond

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     invisibility pronunciation in British English
/ɪnˌvɪzəˈbɪləti/ noun [uncountable]

The path was obscured almost to the point of invisibility.

the invisibility of women in some cultures




to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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