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Definition of supposedly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

supposedly

 adverb
adverb
BrE BrE//ˈpəʊzɪdli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpoʊzɪdli//
 
 
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according to what is generally thought or believed but not known for certain synonym allegedly The novel is supposedly based on a true story. a poem supposedly written by Shakespeare Police have found the supposedly stolen car.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: supposedly