Example sentences for: ostensibly

How can you use “ostensibly” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Under current law, such expenditures must be publicly disclosed, and corporations and unions are forbidden to make them (except through PACs, which raise money from employees and members ostensibly on a voluntary basis and have their own set of financial limits).

  • Where a best-selling product, in an ostensibly Catholic country, is Judas beer.

  • Soft money is money donated to and spent by the political parties, ostensibly for reasons other than direct support of candidates, but without limits on who may give or how much.

  • (Note: "Life and Art" is an occasional column that compares fiction, in various media, with the real-life facts on which it is ostensibly based.)

  • In the golden age of political machines, for example, bosses often occupied ostensibly unimportant jobs and left the glorious titles to their marionettes.)

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