Definitions

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  • n. the state of being transparent

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being transparent; transparency.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as transparency.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of being clear and transparent
  • n. permitting the free passage of electromagnetic radiation

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Examples

  • De toute façon les petites cuisines de l'époque donnaient sur la rue, sans hotte aspirante, et donc on pouvait difficilement cuisiner en secret -- on devinait le menu de chacun -- du coup la transparence voulait qu'on explique sa recette et les échanges allaient bon train:

    Tante Marie-Francoise

  • Challenges to investment include political instability and security weaknesses in many parts of the continent as well as a lack of market transparence and logistical hurdles.

    Shaken Global Financial Markets Prompt Look at African Economies

  • And we're commanding the government to take measures to secure the population, the candidates, the transparence of vote, and the transparence of the financing of the campaign.

    Experts Doubt DRC Ready for This Year's Election

  • This, I have to say, very neatly lines up with Barrack Obama's "I screwed up" courageous transparence.

    Joaquin the Koan

  • And while these moments of personal transparence seem personal, I don't think they really are.

    Pavel Somov, Ph.D.: Joaquin the Koan

  • Not anymore after I see the transparence & ability of Sen. Obama ...

    Obama adds two superdelegates, one's a former Clinton backer

  • These spaces, in recent years, have tended to turn into famous places: the translucent Water Tower erected in SoHo that became a New York landmark; the resin cast of the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square, which people came to see – and see through – in all its airy transparence; the celebrated Holocaust Memorial in Vienna's Judenplatz.

    Rachel Whiteread: Drawings

  • The OPD's complaint processes have lacked public confidence for many years, due to these same problems of capacity and transparence.

    Breaking the Wall of Silence: Civilian Oversight of Police in Oakland

  • De toute façon les petites cuisines de l'époque donnaient sur la rue, sans hotte aspirante, et donc on pouvait difficilement cuisiner en secret -- on devinait le menu de chacun -- du coup la transparence voulait qu'on explique sa recette et les échanges allaient bon train: "Tu mets l'ail d'abord?"

    Lettres de ma Terrasse

  • When he turned to ceramics, he quickly mastered "all there was to know about glazes," noted his close collaborator, Catalan ceramist Josep Llorens Artigas, and that knowledge brought a new transparence to his oils.

    Artists in an L.A. State of Mind

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