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Definition of Alleged

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supposed, believed; given as an excuse; suspicious, doubtful
state; argue; assert
Alleged Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(imp. & p. p.)
of Allege
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1. declared but not proved; "alleged abuses of housing benefits"- Wall Street Journal
(similar) declared
2. doubtful or suspect; "these so-called experts are no help"
(synonym) alleged(a), so-called, supposed
(similar) questionable

1. report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money"
(synonym) aver, say
(hypernym) assert, asseverate, maintain
(hyponym) plead
(derivation) allegation, allegement
Alleged Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
In law, an allegation (also called adduction) is a claim of a fact by a party in a pleading, charge, or defense. Until they can be proved, allegations remain merely assertions.

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