Definition of reputative in English:

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Pronunciation: /rəˈpjuːtətɪv/


Generally considered or reputed to be.
Example sentences
  • The first signal from our reputative prime minister is that, for him, union reforms laws are in place and ready to bite.
  • A joint occupation for five or six years is sufficient for to make reputative appurtenances.
  • Nor is he such a physician, as to perform, but a supposed, or reputative cure.


Mid 17th century: from medieval Latin reputativus, from Latin reputare 'think over'.

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