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Definition of patently adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

patently

 adverb
adverb
BrE BrE//ˈpeɪtəntli//
 
, BrE//ˈpætəntli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpætəntli//
 
(formal)
 
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without doubt synonym clearly Her explanation was patently ridiculous. It was patently obvious that she was lying.
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