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OSTENSIBLE

apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition

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The meaning of the word ostensible is apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition.

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