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reputed

[ri-pyoo-tid] /rɪˈpyu tɪd/
adjective
1.
reported or supposed to be such:
the reputed author of a book.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; repute + -ed2
Related forms
unreputed, adjective
well-reputed, adjective
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reputed

/rɪˈpjuːtɪd/
adjective
1.
(prenominal) generally reckoned or considered; supposed or alleged: he is the reputed writer of a number of romantic poems
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Word Origin and History for well-reputed

reputed

adj.

1540s, "held in repute," past participle adjective from repute (v.). Meaning "supposed to be" is from 1570s. Related: Reputedly.

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