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purported

[per-pawr-tid, -pohr-] /pərˈpɔr tɪd, -ˈpoʊr-/
adjective
1.
reputed or claimed; alleged:
We saw no evidence of his purported wealth.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; purport + -ed2
Related forms
purportedly, adverb
unpurported, adjective
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purported

/pɜːˈpɔːtɪd/
adjective
1.
alleged; supposed; rumoured: a purported two million dollar deal
Derived Forms
purportedly, adverb
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