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Definition of "transparency" []

  • A transparent object, especially a photographic slide that is viewed by light shining through it from behind or by projection. (noun)
  • The quality or state of being transparent. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "transparency" in a sentence
  • "Second, and more critically, all nations must agree to some form of verification - she repeatedly used the term "transparency" - to ensure they are meeting their environmental promises."
  • "4. We use the term transparency as an alternative to visual control, particularly to indicate the need for everyone to see all of the activities occurring along a value stream flowing through many departments, functions, and firms."
  • "Dazan also says the participating political parties need the final voters list to ensure what he described as transparency in the upcoming general elections."