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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - From appearances alone.

Usage examples (33)
  • Even those living in ostensibly less affluent areas will be affected.
  • Still, they've apparently approached the labels ostensibly to obtain their blessing.
  • Are you referring to the phone calls ostensibly being made by spokespeople for bin Ladin?
  • The reason for this, ostensibly, is that Windows used to do really bad things if you just flipped the power off without letting the OS shut down first. for more
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