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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   us   /-li/
He's reputedly (= is said to be) the strongest man in Britain.
Translations of “reputed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 據說的, 普遍認為的, 號稱的…
in Russian предполагаемый, считающийся…
in Turkish ...sayılan, sözde, güya…
in Chinese (Simplified) 据说的, 普遍认为的, 号称的…
in Polish rzekomy…
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