obviously

obviously
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W2S1 [ˈɔbviəsli US ˈa:b-] adv
used to mean that a fact can easily be noticed or understood
We're obviously going to need more help.
Your research has obviously been very thorough.
Obviously, this is going to take some time.
Cost is obviously important.
She frowned and was obviously puzzled.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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