What does alleged mean?

Definitions for alleged
əˈlɛdʒd, əˈlɛdʒ ɪdal·leged

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alleged(adj)

    declared but not proved

    "alleged abuses of housing benefits"- Wall Street Journal

  2. alleged(a), so-called, supposed(adj)

    doubtful or suspect

    "these so-called experts are no help"

Wiktionary

  1. alleged(Adjective)

    asserted but not proved

  2. alleged(Adjective)

    supposed but doubtful

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alleged

    of Allege

Freebase

  1. Alleged

    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

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'alleged' in Adjectives Frequency: #672

How to pronounce alleged?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say alleged in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of alleged in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of alleged in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of alleged in a Sentence

  1. Tom Wolf:

    We wish him and his family the best during his recovery. This alleged intentional act of violence against an officer seeking to help a fellow citizen is horrifying and has no place in Pennsylvania.

  2. Nydia Velazquez:

    It is my belief that the federal government must employ all appropriate mechanisms to prevent and address grievances stemming from alleged abusive practices.

  3. Errol Stambler:

    Should the marriage be legitimate, then there's nothing wrong with brokering a marriage, if in fact the marriage is fraudulent, then it should be a crime for everybody, not just the people who would be the alleged arrangers of the marriage.

  4. Juliette Gust:

    There is tremendous negative pressure on police officers with regard to whistleblowing on fellow officers. Whistleblowers risk the threat of harsh penalties such as retaliation, ostracization, and harassment, an officer may be the only witness to a partners alleged misconduct, making the identification of the whistleblower obvious to all. Furthermore, the power of collective bargaining agreements between a city and its officers union has also been under scrutiny in recent days for prohibiting anonymous reporting.

  5. Florida State Attorney Phil Archer:

    While it clear that the officers had probable cause to arrest Mr. George Zimmerman, which was affirmed by the circuit court judge at initial appearances, the subsequent recantation by the( alleged) victim of her initial statement along with new documents provided by the victim and her attorney precludes my office from proceeding further.

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