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pur·port·ed

 (pər-pôr′tĭd)
adj.
Assumed to be such; supposed: the purported author of the story.

pur·port′ed·ly adv.
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Adv.1.purportedly - believed or reputed to be the case
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purportedly

[pɜːˈpɔːtɪdlɪ] ADVsupuestamente
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purportedly

[pərˈpɔːrtɪdli] adv (= supposedly) → prétendument
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