Definition of 'ostensibly'
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This show is ostensibly tales about that, but he has a tendency to wander off down other routes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is ostensibly about the power of underdogs and the weakness of giants. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Does any of this make sense in a show ostensibly about business? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Though ostensibly set a century earlier, the plot explores issues that must have seemed very timely. Times, Sunday Times (2012)For a show ostensibly about the future, it was slightly uncomfortably stuck in the past. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He gave an interview ostensibly to talk about the economy but knowing that he would be questioned about the Corfu controversy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The White House meeting is ostensibly a courtesy call by an icon of the human rights movement. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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