Definition of reportedly in English:


Syllabification: re·port·ed·ly
Pronunciation: /riˈpôrtədlē


[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
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    • 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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