ostensibly translation | English-French dictionary

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      adv   soi-disant  
→ Rose left the room, ostensibly to explain about dinner to the cook ...        
→ He went back to the States, ostensibly to raise more money for Merlin        
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ostensibly adv.

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"ostensibly": examples and translations in context
The societies function as ostensibly independent intermediaries between rights holders and users. Les sociétés fonctionnent comme des intermédiaires ostensiblement indépendants entre les titulaires de droits et les utilisateurs.
However, ostensibly for cultural reasons, men were not assuming new responsibilities. Toutefois, et ostensiblement pour des raisons culturelles, les hommes n'assument pas de nouvelles responsabilités.
They collect money for ostensibly anodyne purposes. Ils collectent des fonds à des fins apparemment anodines.
More balanced information on the ostensibly ideal living conditions to be found in western society is also desirable. Une information plus nuancée sur les conditions de vie apparemment idéales dans la société occidentale est également utile.
Some businessmen assume that they are entitled to subsidies from a government which is ostensibly overflowing with funding. Certains chefs d'entreprise partent du principe qu'ils ont droit à des subventions d'une autorité qui a manifestement trop d'argent.
The residency and source income requirements ostensibly caused a number of companies to leave the Territory. Les exigences de résidence et de revenu ont manifestement causé le départ d'un certain nombre de sociétés du Territoire.
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