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English definition of “reported”

reported

adjective [before noun] uk   /rɪˈpɔː.tɪd/ us    /-ˈpɔːr.t̬ɪd/
described by people although there is no proof yet: There has been a reported hijack in Tel Aviv this morning. formally mentioned to someone in authority, for example the police: The number of reported crimes has increased. There are over 55,000 reported cases of food poisoning every year.
(Definition of reported from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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