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adjective visible pronunciation in British English /ˈvɪzəb(ə)l/
  1. 1
    able to be seen

    Trim off all visible fat before cooking.

    visible from:

    The house is visible from the road.

    clearly visible:

    The towering cliffs of Gibraltar were clearly visible.

  2. 2
    clear, obvious, or noticeable

    There has been a visible improvement in your work.

    A more visible police presence is essential.

    a visible sign:

    visible signs that the region’s economy is getting stronger

    1. a.
      someone who is visible is easy to notice

      Paula was a highly visible character.



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