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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 os·ten·sive /ɑˈstɛn(t)sɪv/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Os·ten·sive a. Showing; exhibiting.
 Ostensive demonstration Math., a direct or positive demonstration, as opposed to the apagogical or indirect method.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: manifestly demonstrative
      2: represented or appearing as such; pretended; "His ostensible
         purpose was charity, his real goal popularity" [syn: ostensible]