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ostensive

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adjective os·ten·sive \ä-ˈsten(t)-siv\

Definition of ostensive

  1. 1 :  ostensible 2

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or constituting definition by exemplifying the thing or quality being defined

ostensively

adverb


Examples of ostensive in a sentence

  1. <the ostensive purpose of his visit was to discuss the terms of his will>



1782

First Known Use of ostensive

1782

Rhymes with ostensive


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