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Overview of adj ostensible

The adj ostensible has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. apparent, ostensible, seeming

(appearing as such but not necessarily so; "for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent"; "the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies"; "the ostensible truth of their theories"; "his seeming honesty")

2. ostensible, ostensive

(represented or appearing as such; pretended; "His ostensible purpose was charity, his real goal popularity") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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