to/by all (outward) appearances

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Definition of to/by all (outward) appearances

: it seems : according to what other people see He was, to/by all (outward) appearances, a happily married man.

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“To/by all (outward) appearances.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/to%2Fby%20all%20%28outward%29%20appearances. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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