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alleged Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb report or maintain
    aver; say; allege.
    • He alleged that he was the victim of a crime
    • He said it was too late to intervene in the war
    • The registrar says that I owe the school money
  2. adjective satellite declared but not proved
    • alleged abuses of housing benefits"- Wall Street Journal
  3. adjective satellite doubtful or suspect
    so-called; supposed.
    • these so-called experts are no help