US: /ɑˈstɛnsəbəɫ/
UK: /ɒstˈɛnsəbə‍l/

English Vietnamese dictionary

ostensible /ɔs'tensəbl/
  • tính từ
    • bề ngoài là, làm ra vẻ là, nói ra vẻ là (để che giấu sự thật)
      • his ostensible errand was to...: mục đích cuộc đi của hắn bề ngoài ra vẻ là...

Advanced English dictionary

+ adjective
[only before noun] seeming or stated to be real or true, when this is perhaps not the case: The ostensible reason for his absence was illness.
ostensibly adverb: Troops were sent in, ostensibly to protect the civilian population.

Concise English dictionary

ɑ'stensəbl /ɒ's-
+appearing as such but not necessarily so
+represented or appearing as such; pretended