ostensibly

[Adverb] When something seems to be the case but probably is not.
Example: The directors put in an offer to buy the company, ostensibly to protect workers’ jobs.
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Ostensibly

Os·ten'si·bly adverb In an ostensible manner; avowedly; professedly; apparently. Walsh. « Ostensibly , we were intended to prevent filibustering into Texas, but really as a menace to Mexico.» U. S. Grant.
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ostensibly

In an ostensible manner; avowedly; professedly; apparently. 'Ostensibly, we were intended to prevent filibustering into Texas, but really as a menace to Mexico.' (U. S. Grant) ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Ostensibly

• (adv.) In an ostensible manner; avowedly; professedly; apparently.
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ostensibly

ostensible, ostensibly Apparent; seeming; professed [to stretch out before].
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