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English definition of “supposed”

supposed

adjective [not gradable] (CONSIDERED)   /səˈpoʊzd/
considered by many people: Her new book is supposed to be excellent.
(Definition of supposed adjective (CONSIDERED) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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