Definitions for allegedəˈlɛdʒd, əˈlɛdʒ ɪd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
al•legedəˈlɛdʒd, əˈlɛdʒ ɪd(adj.)
declared or stated to be as described; asserted:
an alleged murderer.
doubtful; suspect; supposed:
an alleged cure.
Origin of alleged:
declared but not proved
"alleged abuses of housing benefits"- Wall Street Journal
alleged(a), so-called, supposed(adj)
doubtful or suspect
"these so-called experts are no help"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
alleged(adjective)əˈlɛdʒd, əˈlɛdʒ ɪd
claimed to be true
his alleged relationship with my client
asserted but not proved
supposed but doubtful
Alleged was an American-bred, Irish-trained Thoroughbred racehorse best known for winning the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphes in 1977 and 1978. He undefeated in all but one of his appearances.
British National Corpus
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