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English definition of “supposed”

supposed

adjective (DUTY)    /səˈpəʊzd/ US  /-ˈpoʊzd/
be supposed to B2 to have to; to have a duty or a responsibility to: The children are supposed to be at school by 8.45 a.m. What are you doing out of bed - you're supposed to be asleep. You're not supposed (= allowed) to park here.Duty, obligation and responsibility Grammar:Be supposed toBe supposed to is used to talk about obligations and arrangements:See more
(Definition of supposed adjective (DUTY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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