Definition of purported adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

purported

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//pərˈpɔrt̮əd//
 
[only before noun](formal)
 
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that has been stated to have happened or to be true, when this might not be the case the scene of the purported crime
purportedly
 
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adverb documents purportedly written by famous people such as President John F. Kennedy
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