Definition of invisible adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɪnˈvɪzəbl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈvɪzəbl//
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  1. 1that cannot be seen a wizard who could make himself invisible She felt invisible in the crowd. invisible to somebody/something stars invisible to the naked eye opposite visible
  2. 2(economics) connected with a service that a country provides, such as banks or tourism, rather than goods invisible earnings
  3. Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French, or from Latin invisibilis, from in- ‘not’ + visibilis (from videre ‘to see’).Extra examples Infrared light is invisible to the human eye. It’s interesting how women are rendered invisible in these statistics. He was a wizard who could make himself invisible. The tanks were camouflaged so that they were invisible from the air. There are countless stars that are invisible to the naked eye.
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