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English definition of “allege”


verb [T]    /əˈledʒ/
to state that something bad is a fact without giving proof : School districts are alleging the state has not continued to finance schools adequately . Note: Usually used to describe legal matters. alleged    /əˈledʒd/ adjective [not gradable] the alleged crime / incident / wrongdoing allegedly    /əˈledʒ·ɪd·li/ adverb [not gradable] The company is being investigated for allegedly falsifying sales records .
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