professedly

[pruh-fes-id-lee]
adverb
1.
allegedly; pretendedly: He is only professedly poor.
2.
avowedly; by open declaration: She is professedly guilty of the crime.

Origin:
1560–70; professed + -ly

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professed (prəˈfɛst)
 
adj
1.  avowed or acknowledged
2.  alleged or pretended
3.  professing to be qualified as: a professed philosopher
4.  having taken vows of a religious order
 
professedly
 
adv

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Example sentences
Blank verse and anapaests by no means exhaust the metres of these last volumes, though some of these are professedly experiments.
Several works have been written professedly for the purpose of facilitating the study of history.
It is professedly independent in everything, and open to free discussion.
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