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  • 141 zélé — zèle [ zɛl ] n. m. • 1512; zel XIVe; bas lat. zelus « jalousie, ardeur », gr. zêlos 1 ♦ Littér. ou vieilli Vive ardeur à servir la cause de Dieu et de la religion. ⇒ ferveur. « Son devoir était de réchauffer le zèle d un chrétien si tiède »… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 142 ostension — ● ostension nom féminin (bas latin ostentio, onis) Exposition de reliques. ⇒OSTENSION, subst. fém. Vx ou littér. Action de montrer, de se montrer. La chambre s envolait. Mes yeux se rivaient à ce visage, jailli du collet tranchant de la cuirasse… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 143 ostensif — ⇒OSTENSIF, IVE, adj. A. LOG. [En parlant d une proposition, d une démonstration] Qui fait voir ce qu elle énonce, qui en présente directement la preuve (d apr. AUR. WEIL 1981). En mathématique, un raisonnement ostensif est celui qui conduit au… …

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  • 144 ostensiblemente — 1 adv. De manera ostensible: ‘Está ostensiblemente enfermo’. 2 *Abierta o descaradamente; sin tratar de ocultar o disimular la cosa de que se trata: ‘Se muestra ostensiblemente enfadado’. ⇒ *Abiertamente, claramente, a las claras, descaradamente …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 145 ostensibel — os|ten|si|bel <Adj.; …bler, ste> [frz. ostensible, zu lat. ostensum, 2. Part. von: ostendere = zeigen] (bildungsspr.): auffällig, zur Schau gestellt. * * * os|ten|si|bel <Adj.; ...bler, ste> [frz. ostensible, zu lat. ostensum, 2. Part …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 146 ostensiblement — (o stan si ble man) adv. D une manière ostensible. •   Faisant insolemment parade des paquets de cartouches qu on lui avait très ostensiblement distribués, BABOEUF Pièces, I, 32. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Ostensible, et le suffixe ment …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 147 остансибль — * ostensible adj. Явный, подчеркиваемый, нескрываемый. В сем письме даю ему краткое, но ясное о делах понятие. Всегда ostensible. 1819. Сперанский А. А. Голицыну. // РА 1869 1982 …

    Исторический словарь галлицизмов русского языка

  • 148 seeming — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. ostensible, apparent, outward, external, assumed, presumable, professed, illusory, quasi. ANT.: actual, real II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Appearing as such but not necessarily so: apparent, external,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 149 Manifestation — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Manifestation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 1 =>{ant,527,} manifestation Sgm: N 1 plainness plainness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 plain speaking plain speaking Sgm: N 1 expression expression Sgm: N 1 showing …

    English dictionary for students

  • 150 tend — English has two distinct words tend, but they come from the same ultimate source. Tend ‘look after’ [14] is short for attend, which goes back to Latin compound verb based on tendere ‘stretch’ – source of English tend ‘have an inclination’ [14].… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 151 ostentoso — sa ‘Llamativo por su suntuosidad o aparatosidad’: «Se compró un automóvil último modelo, [...] el más grande y ostentoso que se había visto nunca por esos lados» (Allende Casa [Chile 1982]). No debe confundirse con ostensible (‘manifiesto o… …

    Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • 152 manifiesto — manifiesto, ta adjetivo patente, ostensible, claro, descubierto, visible, notorio, palpable, público*, declarado*, marcado, evidente …

    Diccionario de sinónimos y antónimos

  • 153 patente — adjetivo visible, evidente, claro, manifiesto, ostensible, palpable, notorio, público*, perceptible, desnudo. * * * Sinónimos: ■ licencia …

    Diccionario de sinónimos y antónimos

  • 154 visible — adjetivo 1) manifiesto, evidente, patente, claro, ostensible, palmario, sabido*. Se aplican a aquello que se ve de manera clara o que no admite dudas. 2) importante, notorio, conspicuo …

    Diccionario de sinónimos y antónimos

  • 155 ostensibly — 1765, from OSTENSIBLE (Cf. ostensible) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 156 ostentation — mid 15c., from M.Fr. ostentation (mid 14c.), from L. ostentationem (nom. ostentatio) vain display, from ostentatus, pp. of ostentare to display, frequentative of ostendere (see OSTENSIBLE (Cf. ostensible)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 157 apparent — adjective 1) their relief was all too apparent Syn: evident, plain, obvious, clear, manifest, visible, discernible, perceptible; unmistakable, crystal clear, palpable, patent, blatant, writ large; informal as plain as the nose on one s face,… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 158 seeming — adjective his seeming gentility Syn: apparent, ostensible, supposed, outward, surface, superficial; pretended, feigned See note at ostensible Ant: actual, genuine …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 159 pretext — /ˈpritɛkst / (say preetekst) noun 1. that which is put forward to conceal a true purpose or object; an ostensible reason. 2. an excuse; a pretence. –phrase 3. on the pretext of, with the ostensible purpose of (doing one thing) while really doing… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 160 agency — A relationship between two persons, by agreement or otherwise, where one (the agent) may act on behalf of the other (the principal) and bind the principal by words and actions. Relation in which one person acts for or represents another by latter …

    Black's law dictionary


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