Definition of alleged in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈlejd/


(Of an incident or a person) said, without proof, to have taken place or to have a specified illegal or undesirable quality: the alleged conspirators
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  • The jury watched a video showing some of the alleged conspirators in animated discussion.
  • Two of the alleged conspirators have already been set free in Germany for the same reason.
  • A French judge has been inquiring into the alleged bribes for the past two years.
supposed, so-called, claimed, professed, purported, ostensible, putative, unproven

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Syllabification: al·leged

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