Translation of allege in Spanish:

allege

Pronunciation: /əˈledʒ/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (state) afirmar she is alleged to have accepted bribes se dice que aceptó sobornos he is alleged to have spent the weekend with her según se dice, habría pasado el fin de semana con ella
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    • Where they're wrong is in alleging that these rules have been unquestioned by the media up until now.
    • The statement of claim alleges that the gun was unregistered and had no trigger lock.
    • Local eyewitnesses dispute the claim, and allege that only children were in the streets.
    1.2 (use as excuse) alegar*, aducir* in his defense he allegeed loss of memory alegó or adujo en su defensa que había perdido la memoria

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