marked

  • 1 Marked — (m[aum]rkt), a. Designated or distinguished by, or as by, a mark; hence; noticeable; conspicuous; as, a marked card; a marked coin; a marked instance. {Mark ed*ly}, adv. J. S. Mill. [1913 Webster] {A marked man}, a man who is noted by a community …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 marked — UK US /mɑːkt/ adjective ► very obvious: more/less marked »In the US, the fall has been even more marked, from 10.1 per cent in September to 6.6 per cent. a marked slowdown/increase/change »There has been a marked slowdown in revenue growth. ►… …

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  • 3 marked — [ markt ] adjective ** clear and noticeable: a marked difference/change/improvement/increase in someone/something: I noticed a marked difference in Sam s behavior. in marked contrast (=in a completely different way): It s warm and sunny now, in… …

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  • 4 marked — W3 [ma:kt US ma:rkt] adj 1.) [only before noun] very easy to notice = ↑noticeable ▪ a marked lack of enthusiasm ▪ The patient showed a marked improvement in her condition after changing medication. ▪ Miller s organized desk stood in marked… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 5 marked — [märkt] adj. 1. having a mark or marks (in various senses) 2. singled out to be watched or looked for as an object of suspicion, hostility, etc. [a marked man] 3. noticeable; obvious; appreciable; distinct; conspicuous [a marked change in… …

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  • 6 marked — having a mark, O.E. gemearcodan (see MARK (Cf. mark) (v.)). Meaning clearly defined (pronounced as two syllables) is from 1795. Related: MARKEDLY (Cf. Markedly). Marked man one who is watched with hostile intent is from 1769 …

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  • 7 marked — marked; un·marked; …

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  • 8 marked — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having a visible mark or other identifying feature. 2) clearly noticeable. 3) singled out as a target for attack: a marked man. DERIVATIVES markedly adverb markedness noun …

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  • 9 marked — index certain (particular), certain (specific), considerable, conspicuous, distinct (distinguished from others), distinctive …

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  • 10 marked — англ. [макт] markiert нем. [марки/рт] marque фр. [маркэ/] выделяя, подчеркивая ◊ marquer la mesure [маркэ/ ла мэзю/р] отбивать такт …

    Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • 11 marked — [adj] apparent, obvious arresting, clear, considerable, conspicuous, decided, distinct, evident, manifest, notable, noted, noticeable, outstanding, patent, pointed, prominent, pronounced, remarkable, salient, signal, striking; concepts… …

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  • 12 marked-up — mark mark 2 verb [transitive] to put a sign on something: • You must mark all hazardous goods with international danger symbols. mark something → down phrasal verb [transitive] 1. COMMERCE to reduce the price of something that is bein …

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  • 13 marked — [[t]mɑ͟ː(r)kt[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED A marked change or difference is very obvious and easily noticed. There has been a marked increase in crimes against property... He was a man of austere habits, in marked contrast to his more flamboyant wife …

    English dictionary

  • 14 marked */*/ — UK [mɑː(r)kt] / US [mɑrkt] adjective clear and noticeable a marked difference/change/improvement/increase in someone/something: I noticed a marked difference in Sam s behaviour. in marked contrast (= in a completely different way): It s warm and… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 marked — adj. 1 easy to see VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc. ▪ …

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  • 16 marked — adjective 1 very clear and easy to notice: He showed a marked lack of interest. | a marked improvement in the patient s condition | in marked contrast: Sara wore red, in marked contrast to her sister s sombre colours. 2 a marked man a man who is… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 Marked — Mark Mark (m[aum]rk), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Marked} (m[aum]rkt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Marking}.] [OE. marken, merken, AS. mearcian, from mearc. See {Mark} the sign.] 1. To put a mark upon; to affix a significant mark to; to make recognizable by a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 marked — markedly /mahr kid lee/, adv. markedness, n. /mahrkt/, adj. 1. strikingly noticeable; conspicuous: with marked success. 2. watched as an object of suspicion or vengeance: a marked man. 3. having a mark or marks: beautifully marked birds; to read… …

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  • 19 Marked — For Marked, the novel by P. C. Cast, see Marked (novel). For marked items in linguistics, see markedness. Marked is a television program produced by NorthSouth Productions for History that premiered August 27, 2009. It explores the world of… …

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  • 20 marked — [[t]mɑrkt[/t]] adj. 1) striking; conspicuous: marked success[/ex] 2) watched as an object of suspicion or vengeance: a marked man[/ex] 3) having a mark or marks: strikingly marked birds[/ex] 4) ling. (of a linguistic form) a) characterized by the …

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