[per-pawr-tid, -pohr-]
reputed or claimed; alleged: We saw no evidence of his purported wealth.

1890–95; purport + -ed2

purportedly, adverb
unpurported, adjective
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purported (pɜːˈpɔːtɪd)
alleged; supposed; rumoured: a purported two million dollar deal

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Word Origin & History

1422, from Anglo-Fr. purport (1278), from purporter "to contain," from pur- (from L. pro- "forth") + O.Fr. porter "to carry," from L. portare "to carry" (see port (1)). The verb is attested from 1528. Purportedly "allegedly" first recorded 1949.
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Example sentences
Interesting choice, made by someone purportedly teaching ethics.
The ivies purportedly deliver both, but it's two different things, which the
  original commenter didn't grasp.
Participants were to decide how much hot sauce to give to a participant
  purportedly taking part in a food-tasting study.
Please restrict this nonsense to social sites, not a site purportedly covering
  scientific issues.
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