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adverb ostensibly pronunciation in American English /ɑˈstensəbli/
  1. used for saying that although someone pretends to have one reason for something, there is in fact another reason
    He was ostensibly on vacation, actually he was on a diplomatic mission.
    Melissa went to her room, ostensibly to do her homework.


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