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



    BrE BrE//ˌvɪzəˈbɪləti//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌvɪzəˈbɪləti//
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  1. 1how far or well you can see, especially as affected by the light or the weather good/poor/bad/zero visibility Visibility was down to about 100 metres in the fog. The car has excellent all-round visibility (= you can see what is around you very easily from it).
  2. 2the fact or state of being easy to see high visibility equipment for cyclists The advertisements were intended to increase the company’s visibility in the marketplace (= to make people more aware of their products and services).
  3. Word Originlate Middle English: from French visibilite or late Latin visibilitas, from Latin visibilis, from videre ‘to see’.Extra examples The sand reduced visibility to a hundred yards. Visibility was down to 25 yards. We aim to raise the visibility of ethnic minorities in our organization. We set a course in good visibility and calm seas.
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