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odvious vs obvious #1 (permalink) Fri Apr 09, 2010 18:04 pm   odvious vs obvious
 

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #60 "Working Well", question 10

At the end of her first year it was ......... to everyone that as the new boss she had been totally accepted.

(a) obvious
(b) granted
(c) taken
(d) thought

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #60 "Working Well", answer 10

At the end of her first year it was obvious to everyone that as the new boss she had been totally accepted.

Correct answer: (a) obvious
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odvious vs obvious #2 (permalink) Fri Apr 09, 2010 18:22 pm   odvious vs obvious
 

No.
'odvious' is a very new made-up word (meant to be a synonym for 'obvious') which hasn't reached most English dictionaries yet, as far as I can tell. It will certainly not be known or accepted as correct by most English speakers.

The correct word is 'obvious' - easily seen, recognised or understood.
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odvious vs obvious #3 (permalink) Tue May 19, 2015 9:34 am   odvious vs obvious
 

Is it possible to use 'obviously'??
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odvious vs obvious #4 (permalink) Tue May 19, 2015 15:58 pm   odvious vs obvious
 

Not on this sentence. An adverb wouldn't fit.
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Re: odvious vs obvious #5 (permalink) Mon Oct 05, 2015 16:42 pm   Re: odvious vs obvious
 

Obas wrote:
... . Is it odvious?
Is there any expediency in coining this word?
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odvious vs obvious #6 (permalink) Mon Oct 05, 2015 20:11 pm   odvious vs obvious
 

Is there any point in resurrecting a 5 month old thread to ask?
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odvious vs obvious #7 (permalink) Tue Oct 06, 2015 4:34 am   odvious vs obvious
 

Why not? Quest for knowledge is timeless! Only after 'resurrection' could 'salvation' be brought about, though not fully!
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odvious vs obvious #8 (permalink) Tue Oct 06, 2015 8:31 am   odvious vs obvious
 

Then see message #2 where I answered the question.
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odvious vs obvious #9 (permalink) Tue Oct 06, 2015 8:40 am   odvious vs obvious
 

Expediency! LUSH.
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odvious vs obvious #10 (permalink) Tue Oct 06, 2015 9:08 am   odvious vs obvious
 

Anglophile wrote:
Expediency!

Yes, I noticed your use of that particular word and also took it into account.
It changes nothing as the original context is obvious.

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LUSH.

Now what would one hope to gain by the continued use of an expression that no one* else understands?

Last time of asking or I'll just assume a standard modern definition.

* So that you aren't confused, you should take that as being the same as 'no-one', but following modern punctuation style guides.
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