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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Ostensive  \Os*ten"sive\,  a. 
  Showing;  exhibiting. 
  {Ostensive  demonstration}  (Math.),  a  direct  or  positive 
  demonstration,  as  opposed  to  the  apagogical  or  indirect 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  represented  or  appearing  as  such  pretended;  "His  ostensible 
  purpose  was  charity,  his  real  goal  popularity"  [syn:  {ostensible}] 

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