Translation of "ostensible" - English-Spanish dictionary

ostensible

adjective uk /ɒsˈten.sɪ.bl̩/ formal

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

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

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

(Translation of “ostensible” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

ostensible

adjective /oˈstensəbl/

(of reasons etc) apparent, but not necessarily true

aparente
Illness was the ostensible reason for his absence, but in fact he was just lazy.
ostensibly adverb

aparentemente

(Translation of “ostensible” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)