- 1easy to see synonym distinct, noticeable a marked difference/improvement a marked increase in profits She is quiet and studious,in marked contrast to her sister. The recent advertising campaign has had a marked effect on sales.
- 2(linguistics) (of a word or form of a word) showing a particular feature or style, such as being formal or informal opposite unmarked Idioms
a person who is in danger because their enemies want to harm them He has been a marked man since he decided to cooperate with the police.
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NAmE//ˈmɑrkədli//adverb Her background is markedly different from her husband's. This year's sales have risen markedly.