According to what is generally assumed or believed (often used to indicate that the speaker doubts the truth of the statement): the ads are aimed at women, supposedly because they do the shopping
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- The first indication it had supposedly happened was a look of frozen horror as he took his first bite.
- Even areas that are supposedly protected are absurdly abused, the dossier alleges.
- Believe it or not, these supposedly silly methods can make all the difference.
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