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Main Entry: 1patĚent
Pronunciation: sense 1 is primarystresspat-schwant, sense 2 is primarystresspamacrt-, primarystresspat-
Function: adjective
1 a : protected by a patent b : of, relating to, or concerned with patents <a patent lawyer> c : 2PROPRIETARY 2 <a patent can opener>
2 : 2PLAIN 4a, obvious <a patent lie>
- patĚentĚly adverb

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