But the purported reason for the outside help, according to a release from the committee, was timing.
But the risks of eating clay outweigh the purported benefits.
The dollar value of a statistical life in the United States is purported to be around $5 million.
early 15c., "indicate, express, set forth," from the noun in English and from Anglo-French purporter (c.1300), from Old French purporter (see purport (n.)). Related: Purported; purporting.