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English definition of “reported”

reported

adjective [before noun]     /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.The press and news reporting 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.Announcing, informing and stating
(Definition of reported adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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