Word Of The Week August 20

OSTENSIBLE

Adjective

((Ah-sten-suh-bul)

Stated or appearing to be true, but no necessarily so.

OSTENSIBLE purpose of the trip.

Appearing or claiming to be one thing, when it is something else.

When something is OSTENSIBLE it appears to be the case but might not be.

The OSTENSIBLE cause of her enforced retirement was to make room for younger and lower wage employees.

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