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English definition of “reputed”

reputed

adjective (BELIEVED)    /rɪˈpjuː.tɪd/ US  /-t̬ɪd/
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 reputedly     /-li/ adverb He's reputedly (= is said to be) the strongest man in Britain.Seeming and purporting to beFaking and pretending
(Definition of reputed adjective (BELIEVED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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