nominally

[nom-uh-nl-ee]
adverb
  1. by or as regards name; in name; ostensibly: He was nominally the leader, but others actually ran the organization.

Origin of nominally

First recorded in 1655–65; nominal + -ly
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adv.

1660s, "as regards a name," from nominal + -ly (2). Meaning "in name only" (as opposed to really) is attested from 1748.

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