October 06, 2020
Learner's Word of the Day
transparency /trænsˈperənsi/ noun
transparency
/trænsˈperənsi/
noun

plural transparencies

Having glass walls helps to promote a feeling of transparency and openness in a company.
Having glass walls helps to promote a feeling of transparency and openness in a company.
Learner's definition of TRANSPARENCY

1 [noncount] : the quality of being transparent: such as

a : the quality that makes it possible to see through something

  • the transparency of a piece of glass

b : the quality that makes something obvious or easy to understand

  • the transparency of their motives

  • He says that there needs to be more transparency in the way the government operates.

2 [count] : a piece of thin, clear plastic with pictures or words printed on it that can be viewed on a large screen by shining light through it

  • The professor used transparencies and an overhead projector during her lectures.

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