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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.Seeming and purporting to beFaking and pretending

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.Seeming and purporting to beFaking and pretending
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