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al·leged

 (ə-lĕjd′, ə-lĕj′ĭd)
adj.
Represented as existing or as being as described but not so proved; supposed: an alleged conspiracy; an alleged traitor; an alleged victim of a crime.

al·leg′ed·ly (ə-lĕj′ĭd-lē) adv.

alleged

(əˈlɛdʒd)
adj (prenominal)
1. stated or described to be such; presumed: the alleged murderer.
2. dubious: an alleged miracle.

al•leged

(əˈlɛdʒd, əˈlɛdʒ ɪd)

adj.
1. declared or stated to be as described; asserted: an alleged murderer.
2. doubtful; suspect; supposed: an alleged cure.
[1400–50]
al•leg′ed•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.alleged - declared but not proved; "alleged abuses of housing benefits"- Wall Street Journal
declared - made known or openly avowed; "their declared and their covert objectives"; "a declared liberal"
2.alleged - doubtful or suspect; "these so-called experts are no help"
questionable - subject to question; "questionable motives"; "a questionable reputation"; "a fire of questionable origin"

alleged

Translations
údajný
påstået
väitetty
navodni
申し立てられた
주장된
påstådd
ซึ่งถูกกล่าวหา
bị cáo buộc

alleged

[əˈledʒd] ADJ [crime, thief, victim, author] → presunto; [fact, reason] → supuesto
alleged police brutalitypresunta brutalidad policial
his alleged involvement in the scandalsu presunta or supuesta relación con el escándalo

alleged

[əˈlɛdʒd] adj [criminal, terrorist] → présumé(e); [crime, incident, fraud] → présumé(e); [victim] → présumé(e)
There were protests about the alleged beating → Des voix se sont élevées contre le présumé passage à tabac.

alleged

adj, allegedly
advangeblich

alleged

[əˈlɛdʒd] adjpresunto/a
the alleged crime → il presunto delitto

alleged

مَزْعُوم údajný påstået angeblich φερόμενος presunto väitetty prétendu navodni presunto 申し立てられた 주장된 naar men beweert påstått rzekomy suposto признаваемый påstådd ซึ่งถูกกล่าวหา iddia edilen bị cáo buộc 声称的
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On some flimsy pretext or other Mowanna, the king of Nukuheva, whom the invaders by extravagant presents cajoled over to their interests, and move about like a mere puppet, has been set up as the rightful sovereign of the entire island--the alleged ruler by prescription of various clans, who for ages perhaps have treated with each other as separate nations.
on March 17th, 1829, and the fac-simile given in "Scribner's"s alleged to be of his handwriting.
And whereas Sir Richard alleged that the Spaniards should never glory to have taken one ship of her Majesty, seeing they had so long and so notably defended themselves; they answered that the ship had six foot water in hold, three shot under water, which were so weakly stopped as with the first working of the sea, she must needs sink, and was besides so crushed and bruised, as she could never be removed out of the place.
You will notice as suspicious, that no explanation is given of the manner in which the alleged discovery of one of my uncle's secrets was made, by persons who are total strangers to him.
It will readily be seen that in this case the alleged right of the Duke to the whale was a delegated one from the Sovereign.
This, however, like most other things that have been alleged on that side, rests on mere general assertion, unsupported by any precise or intelligible designation of the reasons upon which it is founded.
Blows dealt in the fight were enlarged to catapultian power, and stones thrown were alleged to have hurtled with infinite accuracy.
Machiavelli's strong condemnation of conspiracies may get its edge from his own very recent experience (February 1513), when he had been arrested and tortured for his alleged complicity in the Boscoli conspiracy.
And as for the matter of the alleged uncleanliness of our business, ye shall soon be initiated into certain facts hitherto pretty generally unknown, and which, upon the whole, will triumphantly plant the sperm whale-ship at least among the cleanliest things of this tidy earth.
The reason alleged was their determined resolution of not leaving their mother at that time of the year.
The lapse of time during which a given event has not happened, is, in this logic of habit, constantly alleged as a reason why the event should never happen, even when the lapse of time is precisely the added condition which makes the event imminent.