Definition Appearance

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an appearance: an arrival, an emergence

to make an appearance: to be present for a short time, to appear for a short time
Madonna plans to make an appearance on stage later tonight, between 9pm and 9.30pm.

the appearances: the looks of, the way people or things look or seem
Judging by its appearances, I would not like to stay at this hotel. It seems like a really dirty place.


  • "Bruno : Appearances can be deceiving, Brian."
  • "Icarus : Well you see, the office currently affords us certain liberties in our outward appearances once a week-"
  • "Icarus : Err, I take pride in the appearance of my work, uhh, habitat."
  • "I should tell you up front, Miss Bliss, Ivana doesn't even get out of bed for less than 50,000 dollars an appearance, but I'm sure you already knew that."
  • "Susie : Regarding the budget for the shoot: the most expensive aspect of this project will be securing Ms. Bümbüm's services, she's charging a minimum of 50,000 dollars per appearance these days."

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