ostensibly

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA (key): /ɒˈstɛn.sɪ.bli/ or /ɒˈstɛn.sə.bli/
  • (US) IPA (key): /ɑːˈstɛn.sə.bli/
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  • Hyphenation: os‧ten‧si‧bly

Adverb[change]

Positive
ostensibly

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. (modal) You use ostensibly to indicate that the information you are giving is something that you have heard or seen, but you are not certain that it is true.

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