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



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