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supposed

adjective  us   /səˈpoʊzd/

supposed adjective (RESPONSIBLE)

[not gradable] responsible: The children aresupposed to be at school by 8:45 a.m.

supposed adjective (INTENDED)

intended: These batteries are supposed to last for a year.not supposed to If you are not supposed to do something you are not allowed to do it: You're not supposed to park here.

supposed adjective (CONSIDERED)

[not gradable] considered by many people: Her new book is supposed to be excellent.
Translations of “supposed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 責任…
in Russian мнимый, предполагаемый…
in Turkish sözde, iddia edilen, ileri sürülen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 责任…
in Polish rzekomy…
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