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Overview of noun appearance

The noun appearance has 6 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (19) appearance, visual aspect

(outward or visible aspect of a person or thing)

2. (4) appearance

(the event of coming into sight)

3. (2) appearance, appearing, coming into court

(formal attendance (in court or at a hearing) of a party in an action)

4. (1) appearance

(a mental representation; "I tried to describe his appearance to the police")

5. (1) appearance

(the act of appearing in public view; "the rookie made a brief appearance in the first period"; "it was Bernhardt's last appearance in America")

6. appearance, show

(pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression; "they try to keep up appearances"; "that ceremony is just for show") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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