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patent in Law topic

patentpatent2 adjective [only before noun]  1 SCLprotected by a patent a patent lock2 patent lie/nonsense/impossibility etc patently
Examples from the Corpus
patentHer reluctance to go made her heart ache, but the truth was patent.This entitled them to bring a patent action against the buyers to enforce the patent.Footwear first, of course: Gucci patent leather, square-toed boots are in.