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English definition of “supposedly”


adverb [not gradable]  /səˈpoʊ·zɪd·li/ us  
according to what someone told you, or according to what is believed by many people to be true: The tickets are supposedly in the mail. I’ve been down to the south of England where supposedly King Arthur’s castle was.
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