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"
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.
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Rank popularity for the word 'alleged' in Adjectives Frequency: #672
The numerical value of alleged in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of alleged in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Newspapermen learn to call a murderer 'an alleged murderer' and the King of England 'the alleged King of England' to avoid libel suits.
Is not marriage an open question, when it is alleged, from the beginning of the world, that such who are in the institution wish to get out and such as are out wish to get in.
We have no knowledge of these alleged acts being committed at our house or by our members. Anyone who commits any form of sexual assault, wherever or whenever, should be identified and brought to justice.
In no part of universe two intersecting lines are called parallel. (On the question about the alleged deep state organization of Gulen movement dubbed as "parallel organization" by prime minister Erdogan during his run for state president)
The fact that a sheriff's deputy allegedly battered a patient at San Francisco General Hospital is unnerving, what's worse is that he's also alleged to have perjured himself on a police report, unforgivable conduct that led to the arrest of the innocent victim.
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- presumpteCatalan, Valencian
- antaget, påståetDanish
- prétendu, supposéFrench
- supposto, asseritoItalian
- domniemany, rzekomyPolish
- предполага́емый, утвержда́емый, мни́мыйRussian
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