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reputed

adjective uk   /rɪˈpjuː.tɪd/ us    /-t̬ɪd/

reputed adjective (BELIEVED)

said to be the true situation although this is not known to be certain and may not be likely: She is reputed to be 25 years younger than her husband. They employed him because of his reputed skill in dealing with the press.

reputed adjective (FAMOUS)

famous and with a good reputation: These comments were provided by reputed experts on the subject.
reputedly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
He's reputedly (= is said to be) the strongest man in Britain.
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