Definition of manifest noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmænɪfest//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmænɪfest//
Travelling by boat or ship
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(specialist) a list of goods or passengers on a ship or an aircraft See related entries: Travelling by boat or ship Word Originnoun mid 16th cent. (denoting a manifestation): from Italian manifesto, from manifestare, from Latin, ‘make public’, from manifestus ‘obvious’. The current sense dates from the early 17th cent.
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