apparently apparently  /ə ˈpɛ rənt li/

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) from appearances alone
  2. (adv) unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly')

Usage(s):

  1. No one knows exactly what has caused these four apparently unrelated environmental disasters in as many months.
  2. Milton Reeves had a very hard head and, apparently, very poor eyesight.
  3. The initial findings were apparently reproduced by scientists in France, Canada, Israel and Italy.

News

  1. Nationstar draws cautious strategy

    One trader apparently suspects that Nationstar Mortgage might be running out of steam. optionMONSTER's Depth Charge monitoring system detected the purchase of 4,706 January 40 puts for $5.40 and the sale ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: optionMONSTER via Yahoo! Finance

  2. 1-year-old apparently drowns in pool Sunday, authorities say

    AVON PARK -A 1-year-old child apparently drowned in a family pool in Avon Park Sunday, according to a Highlands County Sheriff's Office press release.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Highlands Today

  3. Apparently, Apple's Management Is Talking About Payments Quite A Bit

    Lately, Apple analysts have been kicking around the idea of Apple doing something in the payments space. Apparently, the reason they're starting to kick this idea around is because Apple's management has been planting the idea in their heads.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Insider

Quotes

  1. "As if shoving a trillion-dollar government takeover of health care down the throat of a disapproving American public wasn't enough, apparently the Obama administration intends to arrogantly circumvent the American people yet again by recess...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Mitch McConnell Source: CNN

  2. "The president-elect and his team are under no illusions about Iran's behavior and what Iran has been doing in the region and apparently is doing with weapons programs," Gates said.
    on Dec 13, 2008 By: Robert Gates Source: The Hill

  3. "It is very important now that all parties cease fire. The Georgians have agreed to a cease-fire. The Russians need to stop their military operations, as they have apparently said that they will, but those military operations really do, now, need to...
    on Aug 12, 2008 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: AFP

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