Definition of reportedly in English:

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Pronunciation: /rəˈpôrdədlē/


[sentence adverb]
According to what some say (used to express the speaker’s belief that the information given is not necessarily true): he was in El Salvador, reportedly on his way to Texas
More example sentences
  • It is reportedly inspired by true events and is described as ‘graphic and deeply disturbing’.
  • He later moved to the US, where he reportedly received flight training in Florida with his cousin Mohammed Atta.
  • Kalla was reportedly fired for alleged corruption and nepotism related in part to the power project.

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Syllabification: re·port·ed·ly

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