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Supposedly vs. Supposably

alternative question

noun, Grammar
a question that offers the listener a choice of two or more alternatives and is characterized by rising intonation on each alternative except for the final one, which has falling intonation, as Would you like coffee, tea, or soda? Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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