Die Übersetzung von "ostensible" - Englisch-Portugiesisch-Wörterbuch


adjective uk /ɒsˈten.sɪ.bl̩/ us /ɑːˈsten-/ formal

appearing or claiming to be one thing when it is really something else

Their ostensible goal was to clean up government corruption, but their real aim was to unseat the government.
ostensibly adverb uk /-bli/ us

He has spent the past three months in Florida, ostensibly for medical treatment, but in actual fact to avoid prosecution.

(Die Übersetzung von "ostensible" von Cambridge Englisch-Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)