GRE Word List

PATENT

obvious; easily seen; open for the public to read; of or protected by a patent; Ex. patent to everyone; N.

The meaning of the word patent is obvious; easily seen; open for the public to read; of or protected by a patent; Ex. patent to everyone; N..

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