ostensible
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. aparente
The ostensible purpose of his visit to Lola's house was to fix the sink, but the neighbors suspected otherwise.El propósito aparente de su visita a casa de Lola era arreglar el lavabo, pero los vecinos sospechaban otra cosa.
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ostensible
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. aparente
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
ostensible [ɒsˈtensəbl]
adjective
aparente
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ostensible
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ostensible
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. evident, clear
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
ostensible
adjective
obvious; evident
hacer algo ostensible to make sth quite clear; (Latinoamérica) to express sth; register sth; procurar no hacerse ostensible to keep out of the way; lie low
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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