Focus on the pronunciation of allege
English definition of “allege”
/əˈledʒ/ v [T]
› 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/ adj [not gradable] › the alleged crime/incident/wrongdoing allegedly
/əˈledʒ·ɪd·li/ adv [not gradable] › The company is being investigated for allegedly falsifying sales records.