1) появление

appearance of a book — выход книги из печати

to make / put in an appearance — показываться, появляться (возможно, ненадолго)

The policeman made a timely appearance. — Полицейский появился вовремя.

The single appearance of the word in Domesday Book is the earliest instance. — Единственное употребление этого слова в Книге Судного дня является самым ранним примером.

2) внешний вид, наружность

disheveled appearance — неряшливый вид

immaculate / neat appearance — безукоризненный внешний вид

3) (appearances) внешние признаки, показатели

to / by / from all appearances — судя по всему; по всей видимости

4) выступление

Her first appearance was a success. — Её дебют был успешным.

The crowd went wild at their first appearance on stage. — Толпа неистовствовала, когда они впервые появились на сцене.

- cameo appearance
5) явление; феномен

I am a great observer of natural appearances. — Я очень люблю наблюдать за природными явлениями.

6) призрак, привидение, видение

What is this Me? A voice, a Motion, an Appearance. (T. Carlyle) — Так что же такое Я? Голос, движение, бесплотный призрак.


to keep up / save appearances — делать вид, что ничего не произошло

for appearances' sake / for the sake of appearances — для вида

Англо-русский современный словарь. 2014.

Смотреть что такое "appearance" в других словарях:

  • appearance — ap·pear·ance n 1: the presentation of oneself in court as a party to or as an attorney for a party to a lawsuit; also: a document filed in court by an attorney declaring his or her representation of a party to a lawsuit see also general… …   Law dictionary

  • Appearance — Ap*pear ance, n. [F. apparence, L. apparentia, fr. apparere. See {Appear}.] 1. The act of appearing or coming into sight; the act of becoming visible to the eye; as, his sudden appearance surprised me. [1913 Webster] 2. A thing seed; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appearance — appearance, look, aspect, semblance denote the outward show presented by a person or thing. Appearance often carries no additional implications {judge not according to the appearance Jn 7:24} {in drawing, represent the appearances of things,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Appearance — may refer to:* In physiognomy, Human physical appearance. * The visual appearance of objects is given by the way in which they reflect and transmit light. The color of objects is determined by the parts of the spectrum of light that are reflected …   Wikipedia

  • appearance — [ə pir′əns] n. [ME aparaunce < OFr aparance < LL apparentia < apparere, APPEAR] 1. the act or an instance of appearing 2. the look or outward aspect of a person or thing 3. anything that appears; thing seen 4. Archaic an apparition 5 …   English World dictionary

  • appearance — [n1] coming into sight actualization, advent, appearing, arrival, coming, debut, display, emergence, entrance, exhibition, introduction, manifestation, materialization, presence, presentation, representation, rise, showing up, turning up,… …   New thesaurus

  • appearance — (n.) late 14c., visible state or form, figure; mere show, from Anglo Fr. apparaunce, O.Fr. aparance appearance, display, pomp (13c.), from L. apparentia, abstract noun from aparentem, pp. of apparere (see APPEAR (Cf. appear)). Meaning semblance… …   Etymology dictionary

  • appearance — The act of showing up in Court as either plaintiff, defendant, accused, or any other party to a Court (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • appearance — ► NOUN 1) the way that someone or something looks or seems. 2) an act of appearing. ● keep up appearances Cf. ↑keep up appearances …   English terms dictionary

  • appearance — ap|pear|ance W2 [əˈpıərəns US əˈpır ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(way somebody/something looks)¦ 2¦(somebody takes part in a public event)¦ 3¦(something new starts to exist)¦ 4¦(arrival)¦ 5 keep up appearances 6 for appearances sake/for the sake of appearances… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • appearance — noun 1 way that sb/sth looks ADJECTIVE ▪ attractive, handsome, youthful ▪ distinctive, odd, strange, striking ▪ dishevelled/disheveled …   Collocations dictionary


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