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allege

verb [T]  /əˈledʒ/ us  
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
adjective [not gradable]  /əˈledʒd/ us  
the alleged crime/incident/wrongdoing
allegedly
adverb [not gradable]  /əˈledʒ·ɪd·li/ us  
The company is being investigated for allegedly falsifying sales records.
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